The +Works program is about building upstanding communities that work together to raise vibrant, resilient, productive citizens.  

Co-founded by Houston Moms Sarah Fisher and Trish Morille, +Works® is a parent-driven 501(c)(3) organization offering integrated and measurable family and school programs that serve as a catalyst for positive community change. +Works currently serves 7,800 students in ten public, private, and parochial schools in Houston.  Mark Twain Elementary has the proud distinction of being one of the first member schools.


All Mark Twain families are invited to make use of and share the following resources:

+Parents Guide

Download a discussion of ways to frame your thoughts, words and actions to have a positive impact on the important issues of bullying and building upstanding communities where children feel safe, free to be themselves and to learn and grow.


Attend a series of four community events between October and March created to provide a forum for addressing trending community issues.

  • family-school connections – 10/11/12
  • social skills – 11/29/12
  • technology – 1/31/13
  • risky adolescent behaviors – 3/13

+Email List

Email aware@positivethinkingworks.org to join the +Email list and receive occasional updates on events in your area.


Order visual reminders for our homes, cars, cell phones, and computers to help wrap consistent upbeat messages around our kids from home to homeroom.


For more information, please contact +Works CEO Sarah Fisher at aware@positivethinkingworks.org.

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