Educational Resources 

Global Kids is pleased to announce the 2021 U.S. in the World Energy Policy Institute. This free, two week-long institute will be held remotely in partnership with The African American Library at the Gregory School in downtown Houston. High school students of diverse backgrounds will explore energy policy and human rights issues, and enhance their leadership, communication, and critical thinking skills through interactive workshops, virtual field trips, virtual college visits, and dialogue with guest speakers.

For more information and for the application, click here.

The Center for the Healing of Racism is hosting a one-hour presentation in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Month. In light of the recent violence targeted against people from the AAPI community, they will provide an overview of Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders in the Greater Houston area and discuss ideas for building alliances going forward. The presentation will be in English and Spanish. This Zoom presentation is Free and open to the public. All are welcome.

When: Tuesday May 18

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Registration & information.

The American Camp Association (ACA), the CDC, and the Association of Camp Nursing (ACN) have teamed together to answer your questions and deliver updated guidance from the CDC.

This FREE 90-minutes Town Hall style webinar is open to camp directors and out-of-school time (OST) professionals.

Anyone who wants to participate is encouraged to review the CDC 2021 Guidance for Operating Youth and Summer Camps, the CDC Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People, the ACA Field Guide for Camps. Gather your questions ahead of time and complete this short survey.

When: Thursday May 13th Time: 1:30 pm- 3:00 pm

You may register for this event here.

County Connections Youth Summer Initiative 2021, funded directly by Harris County, supports nonprofit organizations that address the need for youth

services during the summer. Initiatives funded by the CASE for Kids County Connections program can provide comprehensive summer programs, short term projects and summer camps hosted in-person or virtually from a variety of locations including schools, community centers, apartment complexes and churches.  In addition, organizations are eligible to apply for synchronous or asynchronous college and career readiness initiatives for older youth to be delivered virtually through CASE for Kids LevelUp online learning platform.

Important Information

  • Application Deadline – Monday, May 10, 2021 by 2:00 p.m.
  • Award Amount – $5,000 to $20,000 per application
  • Grant Term Period – Monday, June 14, 2021 to Sunday, August 15, 2021
  • Award Announcement – Wednesday, May 26, 2021 via the Afterschool Zone

County Connections Request for Proposal Workshop (Optional)

To register for a workshop via ZOOM, click on the preferred date

If you are a nonprofit organization interested in applying for this funding, please go to the Afterschool Zone to download the application.

Any questions regarding this proposal should be directed in writing to