PART-TIME TRANSPORTATION ADVOCATE Note: This position has been made possible with one-year seed funding and its continuation is dependent upon fundraising after one year. Overview: Houstonians are overly dependent on driving which adversely impacts our air quality and public health. We need to convince local leaders to integrate public health considerations into transportation planning, require
TEACHING ARTIST Air Alliance Houston is seeking motivated individuals to teach our educational cross-collaborative lesson plans for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Teaching artists are trained in three age-appropriate curricula. AAH employs teaching artists on a part-time basis to reach thousands of students each year. Classes are taught on-site at schools and educational events throughout Houston.
The Houston area has experienced a significant number of air quality events in the last couple of weeks: On May 2, a fire broke out at a Metton America plastics fabrication plant in La Porte. Firefighters, along with Harris County Hazardous Materials Response Team and Harris County Pollution Control were called to the plant after it was
The following are just a few of the projects that have kept AAH’s staff busy during the month of May: AAH was named a grantee of the 5oo Cities Data Challenge. This grant will support Air Alliance Houston’s work on a health impact assessment (HIA) of the planned highway expansion along I-45. Read more here.