Know Before You Go

We can’t wait to see you at the Community & Family Day Expo! As you plan to join us, please review the important information below:


General 

-The event will take place in Halls A&B of the George R, Brown Convention Center located at 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010.

-Doors will open at 10am.

-You will need to present this confirmation email with the QR code to enter the event.

-Every adult 18 and older attending the event must be registered.

-Backpacks are for Pre K-12 students only. Your child must be present to receive a backpack.

- Visit WWW.RIDEMETRO.ORG/ONEDAYPASS to receive a FREE one-day METRO travel pass to use on our local bus, METRORail, and METRORapid Silver Line services on July 29, 2023. The One Day Pass is good for up to four (4) riders. Riders will need to show the “fare media” which is the one-day flash pass to gain access to transportation. The pass is usable on all local bus, METRORail, and METRORapid Silver Line services.

-Directions and parking information can be found here.

-Review the Community & Family Day Agenda to learn more about all the exciting events and activities taking place throughout the day.


Back to School Zone – Backpack & School Supplies Giveaway

-Your child must be present to receive a backpack.

-Backpacks are for pre-K-12 students only.

-Backpacks available while supplies last.


ACP Zone

-The National Urban League has proudly partnered with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help build awareness and enrollment for the Affordability Connectivity Program. Visit the ACP Zone to find out if you qualify to receive free or discounted high-speed internet. In order to sign up, you must bring these documents with you.


Recruitment Lounge

If you checked yes to attend the Recruitment Lounge, please follow the directions below upon arrival: 

-Proceed to the main entrance of the building and go to the Recruitment Lounge Check-In counter located in the lobby. 

-You will need to present this confirmation email with the QR code to enter the event. 

-Once you enter the hall, proceed to the Recruitment Lounge located in the rear of Hall A.

-If you receive a confirmation for an appointment, please plan to arrive at least one hour before your scheduled appointment time.