As a member or partner of Houston in Action you have access to tools and support for our collective work.

👥 Does your event need volunteers? Houston in Action partners can register their organization and events to recruit community volunteers for FREE at volunteerhouston.org

Skills, Capacity-building, and Training

Digital Communications Support Hours Series (April 15-May 22)

  • Wed. 4/15/20 Focus on: Social Media (20 mins) - How to create and publish content using Facebook and Instagram. 
  • Wed. 4/22/20 Focus on: Build your own video setup (20 mins) - How to set up for basic video streaming and create videos with mobile devices
  • Wed. 4/29/20 Focus on: Canva.com (20 mins) - How to use and setup Canva for quick social and other designs 
  • Wed. 5/6/20 Focus on: Email (20 mins) - How to select an email CRM, set up a mailing list and start collecting email addresses from your website.
  • Wed. 5/13/20 Focus on: Wild card (tell us what you want to learn) - We want to hear from you. Complete this form and help define the final event in this series.
  • Wed. 5/20/20 Focus on: Data collection (20 mins) - Collecting data and telling your story with maps and visualization.

       Learn more at houstoninaction.org/supporthours 

Apply to be a 2020 Content Co-creator (Google Form)

Learn more about becoming a Houston in Action member (coming soon)

Tools & Resources

Request temporary Houston in Action Zoom video conferencing/webinar account access

Request temporary Houston in Action StreamYard streaming tool Account Access

Request hardware needs:

  • If you have any specific tech/hardware needs (like iPads, laptops, microphones, etc) please email a detailed request to oscar@houstoninaction.org or ana@houstoninaction.org with a Subject: Tech Request.
  • In your email, please include specific details and/or a link to the product that includes its details (for purchasing purposes).
  • Please allow 2 business days for response.
  • If your request is approved, we'll follow up with a timeline for each request.
  • Any hardware purchased by Houston in Action will granted as a loan to the organization and will have to be returned at the end of the campaign.  

Submit a story or content idea for the Houston in Action team to document (coming soon)

 

Harris County/Houston Yes! to the Census
Campaign Materials and Content

Ways to participate in the Yes! to the Census! campaign

Not sure how to pull any of this off? Join our team during office hours to get direct technical support every Wednesday at 1pm at our Digital Communications Support Hours Series

 

Houston in Action plan for responding to effects of COVID-19 on Census in the Houston/Harris County region

Visit houstoninaction.org/covid-19 to learn more about the ways in which Houston in Action members and partners are responding to the effects of COVID-19 on the 2020 Census.

Resources For Community in Action Organizers

Request EveryAction Account Access from Houston in Action (Process)

Meeting notes. training presentations, and worksheets 

Internal Basecamp

Houston in Action Internal Announcements (Basecamp)

Need Basecamp access? Houston in Action members and partners can request invitations to Basecamp by emailing ana@houstoninaction.org.

Contact List

Ana MacNaught
Census Coordinator
📩 Ana@houstoninAction.org

Data Questions
📩data@houstoninaction.org

Chris Valdez
Communications Director
📩Chris@houstoninaction.org

Frances Valdez
Executive Director
📩Frances@houstoninaction.org

Lucius Miles
Canvasser Manager 
📩Lucius@houstoninaction.org

Oscar Hernandez
Community Organizer
📩Oscar@houstoniaction.org 
📞713.702.3295

Mario Salinas
Community Partner
📩Mario@houstoninaction.org
📞713.204.578

United Way of Greater Houston 2020 Census Response Grant