FROM A TRAGIC START “I did come from somewhat of a broken home,” Rachel recalls, momentarily lost in the memory.
From our youngest learners to our more seasoned adult students, BakerRipley is busy creating greater equity in every classroom so
Maybe you’re a Turkey Trotter who’s been running every October for years. Or maybe you’re a volunteer or partner who
At BakerRipley, socioeconomic mobility is at the core of what we do. Every person should be welcomed and have equitable
It took years, but the Uber-type app for interpreters is now a reality.
Kristin Kobilis is the 2020 Barbara Day Volunteer of the Year. She’s been calling our senior neighbors for more than a year now!
“I’m an example that you can achieve what you want. BakerRipley doesn’t only give you the tools, it helps you achieve your goals.”
The health and safety of our employees and neighbors are our top concern. We are closely watching all local, state,
At BakerRipley, we’re focused on decreasing the inequities and challenges that come to life during a disaster in order to build long-term resiliency for our region.
Learning about other cultures helps us to understand how much we are really alike. We remove barriers and begin to authentically connect with one another.
Together with Verizon, our aim is to build digital resiliency among our neighbors.
Roger La O Munoz suffered years of physical and psychological abuse in Cuba for defending the rights of his neighbors.
From her home in Little Rock, Arkansas, Loral tells us her Houston Turkey Trot story!
When Mirna moved to Houston she had to start from zero and reinvent herself like many other immigrants.
Melanie Fisk, Senior Director of Adult Education at BakerRipley, talks about going remote, helping students stay connected, and working to close the digital divide in Houston.
Carlos Anibal Bautista is dedicated to learning English. Before the pandemic, he would ride his bike for an hour to
At BakerRipley, we’re working to provide all Houston entrepreneurs with equal opportunities.
BakerRipley is creating pathways of opportunity for people to climb up the socioeconomic ladder
The tale of the two cities is on full display as we begin to realize the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic in Houston.
Mary Key, one of our neighbors, shares a note about her experience with BakerRipley during the pandemic.
After the recent decision, we talked to DACA recipients about growing up, coping with the anxiety, and about their hopes and dreams of one-day becoming American citizens.