Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. is a nonprofit multi-service United Way of Greater Houston agency established in 1945 by B’nai B’rith as the Jewish Vocational Guidance Services. Our mission isto help people identify and overcome barriers to employment. Our vision is to be the premier agency providing services for people with barriers. The agency empowers job seekers with job readiness training, career guidance, job placement assistance, job retention counseling, and employment-related supportive services. Enrichment classes include GED exam preparation, computer classes, and both adult basic education and computer classes in American Sign Language for persons who are deaf or hearing-impaired. Teens and older youth are served with career exploration workshops. We also provide adult outpatient substance abuse treatment and aftercare, and HIV/STD testing and risk reduction counseling.
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Girls In Aviation Day presents a great opportunity for those who are interested in aviation and aerospace to visit Space Center Houston, airport or flight museum, or to study about famous aviators such as Amelia Earhart and Anne Morrow Lindberg (wife of Charles Lindberg who was herself an accomplished aviator) and astronauts such as Sally Ride (the first female astronaut) or Mae Jemison (the first African American Astronaut).
The Houston event is geared to 100 girls ages 10 to 17. Girls will have the opportunity to meet and speak with licensed female pilots; learn about air traffic control, see how an aircraft engine works, learn about aerodynamics and much more. The event will be held at the Lone Star Flight Museum at Ellington Airport. Registration and lunch are complimentary; however, those who are interested are asked to register via the website www.girlsinaviationhouston.com.
Girl Scout troops are currently forming and we invite all girls in kindergarten through 12th grade to join the premier leadership development organization for girls. To find out more, please visit www.gssjc.org