“A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.”® Why not invest your time or money in better futures for young people in southern Texas, New Mexico and around the country?
UNCF Houston is here to help you send a student to college and turn his or her life around.
Don’t Miss the Gala!
The 2019 Houston “A Mind Is…” Gala will be November 16 at the Hilton Americas Hotel. Belinda from Midnight Star, the special entertainment at the gala, tells you why it’s so important to be there:
Visit UNCF.org/HoustonGala for details and tickets today!
Houston-Supported HBCUs Punch Above their Weight
The UNCF research report HBCUs Punching Above Their Weight makes a strong case for a powerful proposition: Given their small average size and a history of being under-resourced, the enrollment, degree and economic impacts of HBCUs on African Americans in their respective states are significantly greater than one would expect. >> Read More at UNCF.org/PATW.
Scenes from the 2019 San Antonio Mayor’s Luncheon, held March 4.
UNCF Houston 2019 – 2020 Leadership Council
Bryce Hairston Kennard (Chair)
Communications Manager, Comcast Cable
Julie T. Fitzpatrick (Vice Chair)
Vice President, Rewards Development, Wells Fargo
Benny Agosto, Jr.
Law Offices Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz
Workforce Development Initiative Manager, Shell Oil Company
Senior Pastor, Silverlake Church
Michael S. Hoyt
Managing Director; KPMG
Byron Keith Ellis, M.D.
Houston Methodist Cardiology Associates
Valentine A. Emesih, P.E.
Vice President, CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric Grid and Market Operations
Bruce J. Ruzinsky
Partner, Jackson Walker LLP
President, Altair Strickland
Partner, Susman Godfrey L.L.P.
Deborah G. Wilkins-Buford
Sr. EO Consultant, Shell Oil Company
Regional Vice President, H-E-B