About CrossWalk Houston

CrossWalk Houston is MDUMC's local mission initiative serving our nearest West Houston neighbors in need.  Our mission is to empower our neighbors to reach their full potential by providing educational opportunities, essential tools and personal support. 

For more information about CrossWalk Houston please contact Victor Resendiz.

Current Classes and Registrations

For information on any of our Summer offerings please email Victor Resendiz or call CrossWalk Houston at 832-598-7448.


Adult Basic Computer Classes 

June 14-August 2

Registration is available NOW

*Meets once a week for 8 Weeks 

Class Days & Times

Evening Class - Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 PM – 8PM


Adult Citizenship Classes

Call for more information and details.


Adult ESL Classes - Clases de Ingles

Registration is available NOW

Beginner 

April 24-June 8

Mornings - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 AM-12 PM  
Evenings - Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8 PM

Intermediate

April 24-June 8

Mornings - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 AM-12 PM
Evenings - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 PM

Conversational Level (Advanced)

April 24-June 7

Mornings - Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 AM-12 PM
Evenings - Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8 PM

Our Location:

725 Bateswood Drive  |  Houston, TX 77079

Serve/Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering for CrossWalk Houston please click here or email Victor Resendiz.

Volunteer Positions

Basic Computer Instructor

  • 2 hour classes meet once a week for 10 weeks
  • Curriculum will be provided

Citizenship Instructor

  • 2 hour classes meet twice a week for 6 weeks
  • Curriculum will be provided

Conversation ESL Instructor

  • 2 hour classes meet once a week for 10 weeks
  • Curriculum will be provided

ESL Instructor

  • Attend Literacy Advance of Houston Training
  • 2 hour classes meet twice a week
  • Eight week commitment
  • Develop lesson plans from Literacy Advance Materials

Assistant Basic Computer Instructor

  • Assist scheduled Instructor
  • Assist the learners in the classroom where needed
  • 2 hour classes

Assistant Citizenship Instructor

  • Assist scheduled Instructor
  • Assist the learners in the classroom where needed
  • 2 hour classes

Assist with Citizenship Mock Interviews

  • Conduct a mock interview in conjunction with our current Citizenship Classes 
  • All materials will be provided
  • 1 hour

Help CWH Participants 1-on-1

  • Work one-on-one with currently enrolled students at CWH.  Opportunities to help participants with ESL skills, Computer Skills and/or help with their Citizenship Civics practice test. 1-2 hours

Community Seminar Facilitator

  • Facilitate a one-hour seminar for the community
  • One time commitment
  • These seminars will take place the CWH Center 
  • Provide materials (not mandatory) for participants
  • Marketing will be done by CWH
  • Ideas: Financial Literacy, Family Nutrition, Social Media, Job Search

Substitute Teachers (as needed)

CrossWalk Houston Greeters (as needed for registrations and seminars)

CDL Drivers for CWH Outings (as needed)

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 our monthly eNewsletter: VictorResendiz@mdumc.org.

LIKE US on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/CrosswalkHouston

Follow us on Twitter: @CrossWalkH

 

How can I get involved in CrossWalk Houston?

There are many ways to serve at CrossWalk Houston.  Email Kate Potter (VictorResendiz@mdumc.org) to find out current needs. Thanks in advance for your interest and support!

 

Additional Questions… Contact Us:

Victor Resendiz, VictorResendiz@mdumc.org 281-497-8819