Houston Policy Challenge

Want to help make Houston a better city? Work with other students to design a community-focused solution to a policy problem in Houston. Participants tackle a different issue each year and their proposals are judged by a panel of local leaders and experts.

Date held : Nov. - Feb
Funding : Cash prizes awarded to top team proposals
Eligibility : Open to all students
Contact : Dr. Elizabeth Vann, evann@rice.edu

2020 HPC Competition event : Wed, Feb. 26th, 2020, 5:30 - 7:30 PM in the RMC Grand Hall

Teams of Rice students will pitch innovative ideas about how to improve criminal justice policy in the Houston area.  A panel of city leaders and issue experts will judge their ideas and award prizes to the top three teams.  Audience members will vote to select the Audience Choice award.