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Houston was recently named the most diverse city in the United States. Having so many cultures woven into the fabric of our city leads to colorful neighborhoods, amazing food, diverse events, and all sorts of incredible experiences. There is no shortage of Houston happenings year around. Below are some other considerations to help you decide if the Houston region is a good fit for you.

Eligibility Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • Citizenship status: We accept corps members with DACA status
  • Many state certifications can transfer to Texas


We accept corps members with DACA status. We currently have both corp members  and alumni with this status.

LGBTQ Legal Protections

The state of Texas does not have any legal protections for LGBTQ employees.

Community Supports 

Teach For America Houston has active affinity groups for the following identity-based groups:

  • PRISM Houston Group
  • Black Houston Group
  • AAPI Houston Group
  • Latinx Houston Group
  • Multi-Ethnic Houston Group