Houston ENGAGE Success: CHAT

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Culture of Health–Advancing Together and Houston ENGAGE

CHAT (Culture of Health–Advancing Together) was founded in 2015 with a desire to help immigrants and refugees acclimate to American culture through education, healthcare, and social services. CHAT was selected to participate in Houston ENGAGE, M-AAA’s capacity building program for small to midsize arts and culture organizations.

During CHAT’s participation in ENGAGE, they have grown tremendously—assembling a governing board; finding a new location for their offices and after-school arts programs; collaborating with their ENGAGE peers to enrich their programming and outreach; and they were awarded a grant from Menninger Foundation to serve refugee children in a Houston school.

Congrats to CHAT!