Rice University is in Houston, Texas, one of the most rapidly growing and vibrant cities in America. It is the fourth largest city in the United States and is part of Harris County, the third most populous county in the nation.
Houston has many sides. As a leader in business, entertainment and the arts, it also boasts an impressively diverse cultural side. Residents in Harris county are comprised of 37 percent Anglo, 24 percent African American, 38 percent Hispanic and 7 percent Asian or other.
Listed below are samplings of the diverse community-based organizations, events and celebrations that serve, support and reflect the cultural richness of our community:
(Listed in alphabetical order)