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.
Asylum seekers arriving in Mexico suffer horrific violence including assault, kidnapping, and rape.
BakerRipley and HOPE Clinic’s Bite of HOPE Program, developed an initiative to help small restaurant owners stay afloat.
Strong, creative, and determined, Aryelis Ortiz prides herself in making freshly baked pastries. As an entrepreneur, she’s always coming up
It’s amazing to see our entrepreneurs pivot, they have a great spirit!
Releasing people from detention now is not a partisan issue. It is a matter of public health. No human should be expendable during the coronavirus pandemic.
“The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers.” – Terri Guillemets
The agency is evolving its services and programs to best serve our neighbors during these times.
As our community looks for answers, we are beginning to shift and pivot our actions to ensure we are providing the support needed for both our staff and those we serve.
BakerRipley is working to inform our neighbors about the importance of Census 2020.
Ernie Correa talks about his journey from volunteer to a full-time employee.
Earlier in January, BakerRipley’s JW Peavy Senior Center was honored to host the Twitter for Good team.
We hosted “Holiday Connections” around our communities to celebrate the season with our neighbors and partners.
“Not everyone has the chance to run a non-profit and have people who support you. I’m making the most of it, as these opportunities don’t open up for us every day.”
The BakerRipley Small Business team announced the 2019 “Lánzate Houston” winners!
BakerRipley urges anyone who has a relative arrested or who witnesses a raid to call the Houston Immigrant Rights Hotline
BakerRipley recently launched a 10-week program developed to empower older adults.