What is the mission and vision of CrossWalk Houston?
Our mission is to empower our neighbors to reach their full potential by providing educational opportunities, essential tools and personal support. Our vision is that all our neighbors will have independent healthy lifestyles advanced by technology access, knowledge and support.
Where is CWH and whom are we focusing on serving?
CrossWalk currently has a small office, computer lab and two training facilities at the Outreach Center of West Houston at 725 Bateswood Dr. (77079). We serve the adults in the Nottingham Park Community is located just South of I10, between Dairy Ashford and Kirkwood.
What are the demographics of the Nottingham Park Area?
The demographics of this area are very diverse. There are approximately 3,000 apartment and condos with over 10,000 occupants. Over 70% of the children in the Nottingham Park Community are in low-income homes and about 50% are in single-family homes.
Are there other organizations CrossWalk Houston is working with in the area?
The main organizations we work with are Literacy Advance of Houston, Spring Branch ISD, Family Point Resources, Outreach Center of West Houston, Harris County Department of Education and area churches.
What courses are taught and how were those chosen?
At the CWH Center we offer Basic Computer Class, Citizenship and Conversation ESL. We also offer Literacy Advance of Houston adult ESL classes at the CWH Center and Harris County Department of Education GED Classes at the MDUMC Main Campus. Free seminars for the community are also hosted at CWH at different times throughout the year. Future courses will be needs articulated by the community.
How can I stay current with what CrossWalk Houston is doing?
To sign up for CWH announcements: SedoniaFinstad@mdumc.org.
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How can I get involved in CrossWalk Houston?
There are many ways to serve at CrossWalk Houston. Email Sedonia Finstad (SedoniaFinstad@mdumc.org) to find out current needs. Thanks in advance for your interest and support!
Additional Questions… Contact Us:
Sedonia Finstad, SedoniaFinstad@mdumc.org