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The Wall Street Journal

After Harvey, decisions that were already difficult, became even harder for struggling families.

Houston Chronicle

Angela Blanchard announces she will step down as President and CEO of BakerRipley at the end of 2017.

Places Journal

Places Journal tells the story of the modern day settlement house movement, why East Aldine community matters & Houston’s human capital

Yahoo News

Katie Couric visits our sprawling, international city to learn more about how Houston has grown into the city it is now.

The New York Times

The Times shared why it matters that we ask the right questions to our Neighbors when it counts.

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02/21/19
PaperCity Magazine

This is Not Just Another Luncheon

03/26/18
The Wall Street Journal

After Harvey, decisions that were already difficult, became even harder for struggling families.

05/05/17
Houston Chronicle

Angela Blanchard announces she will step down as President and CEO of BakerRipley at the end of 2017.

02/15/17
Houston Chronicle

We are now BakerRipley, a name that recorgnizes our history while speaking to our future.

12/12/16
Fox 26

Houston will remain a welcoming city

10/27/16
Next City

A determinted group of skater make their dream a reality.

07/15/16
Houston Chronicle

Angela Blanchard has supported low-income communities and economic development in Houston for 30 years.

04/27/16
Houston Chronicle

The Houston region does not have a big unemployment problem. We do have a very big underemployment problem”

03/21/16
The Wall Street Journal

Immigrants from places with single monikers move into ‘unknown.’

03/14/16
Places Journal

Places Journal tells the story of the modern day settlement house movement, why East Aldine community matters & Houston’s human capital

03/09/16
Houston Chronicle

Allies brought to U.S. now seek to shed abbreviation, and legally adopt a surname in the United States.

02/26/16
Yahoo News

Katie Couric visits our sprawling, international city to learn more about how Houston has grown into the city it is now.

02/20/16
Houston Chronicle

JP Morgan Chase holds hackathon where Houston students build and develop an application for nonprofits.

02/19/16
White House

The White House Task Force on New Americans held its second White House Regional Convening on New Americans in Houston, Texas.

02/17/16
Houston Chronicle

Seniors are enjoying their retirement and consider it their greatest time of freedom.

02/08/16
Houston Public Media

BakerRipley honors 4 outstanding community members at the For Good Celebration.

12/31/15
Local Houston

Local Houston Magazine’s Annual A-Z issue features BakerRipley.

12/31/15
Local Houston

Local Housotn Magazine shares what it means to grow older. Aging is not a team of life to fear, it is a time we can embrace.

12/06/15
Houston Chronicle

Reporter Monica Rhor explores how the Magic Bus helps neighbors in Guflton.

12/04/15
National Journal

By mining the local talent and workforce, one non-profit is linking hundreds of thousands to jobs and opportunities.

12/04/15
Next City

Started as an organic experiment, the community engineers program provides leadership training to people in the Houston region.

12/01/15
KUHF

The 2016 tax season starts next month and Houston-based BakerRipley wants to help more people file their returns at no charge.

10/29/15
KUHF

Two former members of Citizens For Good Schools talk about their effort to improve Houston education.

10/15/15
Construction Citizen

BakerRipley, which has 70 locations in the Houston area, is putting people to work every day across the region.

08/29/15
The Wall Street Journal

10 years after Hurricane Katrina, Houstonians reflect on our role in welcoming others to Houston and life after the storm.

08/23/15
Semana News

We have expanded our Head Start Programs in Fort Bend County.

08/14/15
News 88.7

Overall, more than 32 million children have participated in Head Start, since it began 50 years ago.

08/08/15
The New York Times

The Times shared why it matters that we ask the right questions to our Neighbors when it counts.

07/31/15
News 88.7

BakerRipley will operate 10 Head Start and Early Head Start locations, serving more than 700 children.

06/23/15
NPR

What sets Houston apart and what is BakerRipley doing to welcome immigrants.

02/20/15
CultureMap Houston

BakerRipley accompishes a non-profit rarity – raising $1M at the Heart of Gold Luncheon.

10/31/14
CityLab from The Atlantic

BakerRipley model offers lessons of alleviating poverty and building communities across a sprawling urban region.

06/28/14
CNN

How Gulfton is at the center of the changes in Houston and how BakerRipley plays a role.

05/15/14
Associated Press

How Houston is building a path of opportunity.

04/17/14
Fast Company

Angela Blanchard talks about how the discipline of gardening has helped make the right practical and strategic decisions for BakerRipley.

04/09/14
Fast Company

Angela Blanchard shares how the right kind of storytelling can help inspire passion for causes.

03/20/14
Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle explores our Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center Campus in Gulfton.

02/06/14
Houston Chronicle

Angela Blanchard Op Ed on the Houston Chronicle on how Houston is building a pathway for new opportunities.

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How the Houston Region is expanding opportunities in an area with fast growth.

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