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We affirm the humanity of all under-served youth

At the core of our mission is an unwavering commitment to treating underserved college-bound students and their families with dignity. Project Canvas is much more than an organization that helps underserved college-bound students go to college; we affirm their humanity by engaging them in a process that will help them create options, select the right college and reach their full human potential. 

It’s extremely important to us that you get to know more so that you feel comfortable partnering with us. Once you take the time to find out what we’re all about, we are confident you will want to help Project Canvas accomplish its mission. So go ahead, get to know us. 

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    In the wake of recent violence and brutality against black lives that continues to sweep the nation, BLMHTX formed as a locally-based, and Houston-founded, activist organization and collective of researchers, activists, artists, religious leaders, and community organizers that aims to educate, empower, and build coalition in order to address issues that impact black lives in the city of Houston.

    Our mission is to spark critical visions of a world where black lives matter while working toward making this a concrete reality here in Houston. In all of our work, we emphasize three core tenets: creative imagination, critical dialogue, and coalition building--all in the pursuit of intersectional social justice.

    BLMHTX employs an Ella Baker model of community organizing, a model which brings people together for sustained and coordinated strategic action for social justice. As such, in addition to direct actions and political engagement with local civic leaders, we are committed to building community through programming, trainings, community meetings, and conferences that combine critical dialogue and the arts in ways that creatively highlight and confront issues of racism and social injustice. These community building efforts are central to our aim of curating spaces for disparate members of the Houston community to collaborate, come together, and think about how to contribute to the valuing of black lives through their own areas of interest and influence.

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