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How to Help Empower
and support the
Black community
How to Help Empower
and support the
Black community
How to Help Empower
and support the
Black community
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ABOUT US

The Houston Fund for Social Justice and Economic Equity enacts transformational change by investing resources in organizations and initiatives that empower and uplift the Black community.

JOIN US NOW to help make Houston a place where equal opportunity exists for individuals, families and businesses to grow, innovate and thrive. 

We drive strategic progress in:

  • Social and Racial Justice
  • Economic Development
  • Youth Empowerment and Education
  • Community Building

Board of Directors

A unified group of Houston leaders dedicated to accelerating transformative change by supporting under-resourced Houston nonprofits that empower and uplift the Black community.

Mayor Sylvester Turner

Honorary Chair | Mayor of Houston

Thomas Jones

President | Partner, McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy, LLP

Barron Wallace

Vice President | Partner, Bracewell

Winell Herron

Treasurer | Group VP of Public Affairs, Diversity and Environmental Affairs, H-E-B

Stephanie Nellons-Paige

Interim Executive Director | CEO, Nellons Paige Group, Inc.

Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr.

Board Member | CEO, National Math & Science Initiative

Paul Cannings

Board Member | Managing Partner, Paul Alexander Company

Shauna Clark

Board Member | Global and US Chair; US Head of Employment and Labor, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Vanessa Gilmore

Board Member | United States District Judge

Valerie Marshall Williams

Independent Board and Audit Committee Member

Kimberly Slaughter

Board Member | CEO, SYSTRA USA

Gaurdie Banister, Jr.

Board Member | CEO, Different Points of View

Gerald Alley

Board Member | President / CEO, Con-Real, LP

Founding Board of Directors

Mayor Sylvester Turner (Honorary Board)
Thomas Jones (President)
Barron Wallace (Vice President)
Winell Herron (Treasurer)
Stephanie Nellons-Paige (Secretary)
Dr. Bernard Harris
Paul Cannings 

How to Help

Please join the effort to create lasting change in our Black community.  For more information about how to engage with the Houston Fund for Social Justice and Economic Equity, please click here to email us.

Donations can be made through the Greater Houston Community Foundation by visiting:

How to Help

Please join the effort to create lasting change in our Black community. For more information about how to engage with the Houston Fund for Social Justice and Economic Equity, please click here to email us.

Donations can be made through the Greater Houston Community Foundation by visiting:

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