Juneteenth

Winell Herron became a Houstonian over 16 years ago and has since made her mark on the city as a dynamic leader with inextricable ties to many of the city’s most vital nonprofit organizations.

Dr. Charlene Flash is a national expert on the implementation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, having developed one of the first comprehensive HIV prevention programs in the United States to prescribe HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to high-risk heterosexuals and men who have sex with men (MSM) in a real-world setting outside the context of a demonstration project or clinical trials.

Winell Herron became a Houstonian over 16 years ago and has since made her mark on the city as a dynamic leader with inextricable ties to many of the city’s most vital nonprofit organizations.

Like other rappers who grew up in the proverbial hood, Tobe’s autobiographical tracks conjure images of gang violence, drug deals, and tough living. Still, the man is a beacon of positivity and graciousness.

Erica Davis Rouse is a 3rd generation Houstonian with deep roots in the community. Her grandfather was President of the Galena Manor Civic Club which was her first memory of civic engagement.

Lucille’s is a tribute to a legacy of culinary excellence started almost a century ago. A locally-owned restaurant in the heart of Houston’s Museum District and is a staple.

Erica Davis Rouse is a 3rd generation Houstonian with deep roots in the community. Her grandfather was President of the Galena Manor Civic Club which was her first memory of civic engagement.

This Juneteenth we are celebrating nineteen incredible people who have impacted the black community whether through, business leadership, community outreach or dedication to the culture.

This Juneteenth we are celebrating nineteen incredible people who have impacted the black community whether through, business leadership, community outreach or dedication to the culture.