Tag: Houston Adult education
Crazy Bites: Two Katy Entrepreneurs fulfill their dream
Mauricio always tells people he’s not a chef, but everyone loves his cooking. “No culinary school,” he says with a
Community Forward Initiative is Championing Digital Inclusion in Houston
Since 2019, BakerRipley has proudly partnered with Verizon for a bold new initiative called Community Forward. This initiative started with
Verizon Digital Training is Changing Lives
Verizon’s Community Forward program is an ambitious, forward-thinking, society-shaping effort to enhance Houston’s community vitality by addressing the widening Digital
A Conversation with BakerRipley Educators During the Pandemic
From our youngest learners to our more seasoned adult students, BakerRipley is busy creating greater equity in every classroom so
Trotting for Education!
Maybe you’re a Turkey Trotter who’s been running every October for years. Or maybe you’re a volunteer or partner who
Everything seems impossible until you achieve it
“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.”
BakerRipley and Verizon team up in support of digital inclusion
Together with Verizon, our aim is to build digital resiliency among our neighbors.
Pathways to dreams and reinvention
When Mirna moved to Houston she had to start from zero and reinvent herself like many other immigrants.
Closing the digital divide
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.
Adult Ed: Committed to learning English
Carlos Anibal Bautista is dedicated to learning English. Before the pandemic, he would ride his bike for an hour to
First to complete GED Program in East Aldine
“This was one of my dreams and I was able to do it because of BakerRipley and its supporters.”
– Irene Rodriguez