Episode 41: Transforming Lives Through Teach for America

In this week’s episode, our host Blanca Quezada sits down with the incredible Tiffany Cuellar Needham, the Executive Director of Teach for America Houston. Teach For America is on a mission to end educational inequity by finding, developing, and supporting a diverse network of leaders. They believe in the power of education and are dedicated […]

Episode 36: 40 Years of WITS-dom, a chat with Writers in the Schools

In this week’s episode of Spotlight Houston, we’re getting literary and chatting with the fabulous Raie Crawford, from Writers in the Schools (WITS). As WITS celebrates its 40th anniversary, Raie takes us on a journey through the history of the nonprofit and shares how it has grown into the inspiring creative writing community it is […]

Episode 29: Inspiring Houston’s Youth – A Spotlight on MECA

In this episode of Spotlight Houston Show, host Blanca Quezada sits down with Armando Silva, Acting Executive Director of Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts (MECA). A well-known nonprofit in Houston, MECA provides arts education in schools, after-school programs, and summer schools. MECA’s programs and events offer the Houston community access to the arts […]