Jill C Lynch

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New Resource for Designing Capacity Development Programs

Civil society organizations play a vital role in the success of a country’s development. The capacity of CSOs to perform this function, is so key …

UX Design

DiverseWorks

Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson wrote in <i>Hell's Angels</i>, “The Edge... There is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know …

Texas

18 Houston charities making a difference for local animals in need

The numbers are staggering. Reports say that Americans happily spend at least $62.75 billion on their furry (or scaly) friends. And yet, there exists …

Houston

friendly bars for you and your furry friend

It’s summer and it’s hot and sticky, leaving many of us parched and in need of lagers, craft cocktails, or cocktail pops to cool off. As local dog …

Texas

Acclaimed Houston bistro named one of America's best new eateries

One of Houston's most-acclaimed chefs is once again basking in the national spotlight. Eater national restaurant editor Bill Addison named Theodore …

Texas

An anthropologist in the boardroom | Financial Times

A number of years ago, Coca-Cola, the mighty US beverage group, decided to sell bottled tea products in China. It set about marketing its …

Cyberspace

How Lego clicked: the brand that reinvented itself | Johnny Davis

The revival of Lego has been hailed as the greatest turnaround in corporate history, ousting Ferrari as the world’s most powerful brand. Johnny Davis reports<p>From its founding in 1932 until 1998, Lego had never posted a loss. By 2003 it was in big trouble. Sales were down 30% year-on-year and it was …

Lego

'Social enterprises go bust all the time' - how the sector is tackling its image problem

The appetite for companies with a social purpose has never been greater. But they still face wariness from the wider business community<p>When Emily Mathieson set up her homeware business Aerende in 2016, she didn’t know it would be a social enterprise. She hadn’t even heard the term before. Aerende’s …

Disability

Research and Collaboration Put a Tobacco-Free Generation Within Reach (Blog)

By Eileen Howard BooneLessons from CVS Health’s decision to stop selling tobacco in its stores.

Is the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative the Future of Philanthropy?

By Dana Brakman ReiserThe for-profit LLC is poised to become the preferred vehicle for the nation’s elite philanthropists. Will the public gain from …

Today we’d like to introduce you to Arthur Yoria. Every artist has a unique story. Can you briefly walk us through yours? I picked up the guitar as a junior in college after I was introduced to a couple of songwriters on campus. I had no intention of becoming a good guitarist, I only wanted […]

Today we’d like to introduce you to Arthur Yoria.<p><b>Every artist has a unique story. Can you briefly walk us through yours?</b><br>I picked up the guitar as a …

Texas has 254 counties. Beto O’Rourke has campaigned against Ted Cruz in each of them.

Beto O'Rourke's grassroots campaign in 254 counties represents a major deviation from the political playbook employed by the majority of Texas …

Live from the Harris County Animal Shelter

KHOU 11's Lisa Hernandez, Russ Lewis, and Jason Miles are live at the Harris County Animal Shelter where hundreds of animals are available for …

Houston Is the Next Culinary Capital and It's All About Diversity

Primarily known for its deep ties in the oil and energy industries, H-town has quietly built itself into one of the fastest expanding cities in the …

Tastemakers: Houston

Travel<p>Tastemakers: Houston<p>On a food tour of his hometown of Houston, James Beard Award–winning chef Justin Yu reveals where to find the best banh mi, …

San Antonio

The Rockport Report: Birding, Fishing, and Coastline Updates

With its natural coastline, fishing piers, and animal and bird refuges, the charming Rockport area has long attracted nature lovers and those seeking …

Houston's top new restaurants to try in 2018

Image 1of/27<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Anyone who thinks the Houston restaurant dining scene is dying down hasn't been out eating.<p>Dozens of new restaurants have …

Creating a Data Culture (Blog)

By Kathleen Kelly JanusHow nonprofit organizations can do a better job with their data.

Nonprofits

How Nonprofits Can Find Data

Good ideas and intentions are not enough to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Many early-stage organizations fail because they lack the tools …

Charity Bar sweetens Houston philanthropy one cocktail at a time

The Springiest Spaghetti Made Better with Burratazz

You know that basic box of spaghetti you keep stashed in the pantry? I'm about to show you how to really make it live up to its full potential.

Recipes

This Gingery Egg Soup Takes Just 15 Minutes to Make

Poached eggs show up on eggs benedict, frisée salads, and noodle bowls, but one of my favorite ways to eat them are in a bowl of steaming hot broth. …

How to Tell Stories About Complex Issues (Blog)

By Annie NeimandStories are the most powerful tool we have for increasing understanding and building engagement with complex issues. Telling them …

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Culture and Quirk of Midtown

Where you'll find free museums, abundant theaters, eccentric boutiques, the best breakfast around, and live music around every corner.

Cover Art

Netflix's Ugly Delicious Shows World a Different Side of Houston

"Shrimp and Crawfish" shows off Houston as more than just a steak city.

Cook Out

The Best Lemon-Garlic Chicken Comes from the Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Lemon-Garlic Chicken Breast<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds total) <br>1/2 teaspoon kosher …

Slow Cookers

Sweet Potato and Feta Dinner Skillet

Description<p>To make this a full dinner, we’d serve with a side salad and corn tortillas or bread. Note that the sweet potatoes result in a soft (not …

Sneak peek: See historic Farmers Market's exciting transformation

MLB Capital Partners has revealed new details of its stunning plan to transform the Houston Farmers Market into a dining and shopping destination for …

IKEA HACK: Ivar cupboards makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

I’m excited to show you my new bedroom storage – it’s an IKEA hack using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and decoupage and I’m so happy with it. Yes, …

Home Decorating

An Ode to the Cali Sandwich Lady

When I first began going to Cali, it was early in my days as a freelancer for the <i>Houston Press</i>. I would occasionally fill in as editor when someone …