community affairs

Our next conversation is with Robert D. Jackson is the CEO of TORCH, a fiscally sponsored organization aiming to cultivate a generation of creators through arts entrepreneurship. TORCH Presents: BABA & ME: 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF BABA’S DEATH in honor of Robert Dean Jackson who lost his life to gun violence in southeast Houston on January […]

This segment of Access Houston welcomes the founder of Women Cultivating Greatness, Kim Mason. Kim tells us about her organization and what they do, we talk about dyslexia and how she found out that she was dyslexic, as well as a recap of her Diva’s Day 10 Year Celebration. Our next conversation is with the […]

This segment of Access Houston welcomes Brandon Johnson, former University of San Diego basketball player. After time in the NBA, Brandon is now a motivational speaker who has already spoken to student athletes at the University of Oklahoma, University of Louisville, and NCAA. His speaking circuit includes non-profit organizations, such as, local foster children, church, […]

On this segment of Access Houston we welcome the owners of Burns Original BBQ, Steve and Gary Burns, as well as the CEO, Cory Crawford.  Burns BBQ is family owned and operated business in Acres Homes that’s been a staple in the city for over 50 years.  We talk about the history of Burns, the […]

Our next conversation is with trauma psychiatrist, Dr. Alauna Curry. Dr. Alauna is having the Trauma C.U.R.E. on Saturday, October 26th. Today we talk about psychological trauma and what we can do about it, how empathy is the cure for trauma, and she breaks down how biology, neurology, and spirituality are all connected to how […]

With the month of October being National Black Women’s Small Business Month, we are celebrating so many women of color for the Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce’s Pinnacle Awards. This segment is full of black girl magic starting with the Chair of Board of the GHBC, Carol Guess. From Devoted Black Pharmacist Gives Houston […]

This segment of Access Houston we have from the March of Dimes the Director of Philanthropy, Carmen Herrera. Carmen tells us about the unspoken birth equity crisis that’s plaguing our community. On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 Houston leaders and influencers will gather for the Unspoken Stories of Birth Equity luncheon to learn more about the […]

On this segment of Access Houston we welcome back the CEO and Executive Director of Rebuilding Together Houston, Christine Holland. Christine is back to give us an update on all the work that RTH has been doing to help families who were effected by Hurricane Harvey. Now, with Imelda coming and dropping all that water […]

This segment of Access Houston welcomes Pastor Tammi Durden of the Tammi Durden Ministry. Pastor Tammi is here to talk about the “Get Up, Dust Yourself Off and Win” empowerment conference for men and women for all walks of life in need of a powerful transformation. The primary focus is dating as a Christian. Pastor […]

On this segment of Access Houston we welcome back the one and only Eileen Morris from The Ensemble Theatre, along with two of the stars form their new play “School Girls, or the African Mean Girls Play,” Krystal Marie Uchem and Daria Savannah. The ladies gives us a brief synopsis of the play and talks […]

This segment of Access Houston takes up the entire hour of the show. 3 years in the making and we finally have Mo City’s own, Houston’s own, Kendrick Sampson. Kendrick is an actor and an activist who is passionate about liberating black people. His organization BLD PWR, provides training for artists, athletes, and entertainers to […]

On this segment of Access Houston we welcome, from Susan G. Komen, the co-chair, Khambrel Marshall and Ellen Elam. They come on to remind us of the 29th annual Race for the Cure happening Saturday, October 5th at Allen Parkway. Breast cancer patients, survivors and their families, supporters of the cause, and Houstonians participating in […]