We Are BakerRipley

Today, we are excited to announce our new name: BakerRipley. A name that recognizes our history while speaking to our future.

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My Hope for Black History Month

Therefore, it is my sincere hope that as we commence with forums, cultural events, movie screenings and more for Black History month we examine how it informs the work we are currently doing.

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Immigration: We Will Always Stand with Our Neighbors

For more than 110 years we’ve been welcoming people to our city and our centers. Staying true to our roots in the Settlement House Movement, our mission has never changed. We exist to keep Houston a place of opportunity for all.

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The gift of teaching changed her life

Ernestina “Titi” Leal has been teaching arts and crafts around our community centers for more than eight years. By her count, more than four hundred students have attended her classes.

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Video: Teens wish for peace and unity as they look to the future

“What makes our community strong is that we can come together in these centers and just participate in activities that we don’t usually participate in – it just brings us together as a family.”

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Making Holiday Connections!

Every December, we host “Holiday Connections” thanks to our partnerships with Aramark and Constellation. From gifts to crafts to food and fun, these celebrations allow our Baker-Ripley and Cleveland-Ripley communities to come together and enjoy the season of giving.

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