What CIDA has been up to lately

October 29, 2019

This August marked the 2 year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey and the devastating flooding it caused in Port Arthur, TX. We went and checked on the neighborhoods that were hit the hardest, to see where they are in their recovery.

As a member of Higher Ground, we are wor...

September 18, 2019

As part of the national campaign the United Flooded States of America,on August 3, 2019, we invited some local Port Arthur, TX residents to come to the Community In-Power and Development Association (CIDA) headquarters. We asked them to have some open conversations wit...

July 23, 2019

On April 3, 2019 Motiva announced the purchase of the Federal Building and World Trade Building (Adams Building) on Austin ave. In downtown Port Arthur, TX. The company has big plans for renovating these two, and other buildings for renewed use. Motiva plans to restore...

July 23, 2019

On April 17. 2019. The West Port Arthur Park & Community Garden was officially opened. We are excited to see that through a Supplemental Environmental Program (SEP), Valero choose to contribute in such a positive way to the community that suffered from their excessive...

May 29, 2019

CNN's Bill Weir reports on the impacts of climate change on people of color. He visited with CIDA's Hilton Kelley to discuss the matter. It is a great piece.

Climate change is a problem that will eventually impact all life on earth. However CNN looks deeper into the com...

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