BUILDING COMMUNITY SINCE 2004

WHLI is about convening, promoting and connecting.  We convene a class of 25-30 each year that promotes civic leadership by connecting with civic leaders on issues that impact West Houston.  Our mission is to prepare a group of committed and engaged leaders to care for the future of West Houston.

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT. SOCIAL IMPACT.
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP.

Community leadership programs identify issues of community interest, increase community networking, and increase understanding of civic responsibility. WHLI supports leaders who have a commitment to civic engagement, to learning, and to collaboration.

Government & Infrastructure Day

This session presents an overview of local government and its relationship to other governmental bodies. Our community’s elected officials meet, speak with, and interact with the class on issues that are important to West Houston. It is a goal of WHLI to familiarize the class with methods of effecting change through the governmental process.

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Transportation Day

One of the most anticipated classes of the year, this session takes place at TransStar. Convene and hear from the leaders in Houston transportation. Class discusses challenges, funding issues, and overlap between city, county and state in regards to our roads. Class members gain a broader understanding of the challenges involved in traffic and transportation.

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Education Day

In October, the WHLI Class heads back to class. In 2017, the class met at the West Houston Institute for a half-day of lessons and discussions focused on the region’s educational environment. Class members explored factors limiting educational achievement and learned what local leaders are doing to ensure public education continues to be a vital part of our children’s success.

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WHLI is about convening, promoting and connecting.  We convene a class of 25-30 each year that promotes civic leadership by connecting with civic leaders on issues that impact West Houston.  Our mission is to prepare a group of committed and engaged leaders to care for the future of West Houston. Want to connect with us?

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