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The 2019 Seeds of Gratitude Celebration

Saturday, August 31, 2019
Hobby Center
Houston, Texas

Keywords: World Youth Foundation

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Seeds of GratitudeCelebration of Excellence

HOBBY THEATER - ZILKHA HALL | AUGUST 31. 2019

SHEILA JACKSON LEE Congress of the United States STEERING AND POLICY
18TH DISTRICT, TEXAS COMMITTEE
COMMITTEES: House of Representatives _________

JUDICIARY Washington, DC 20515 HELSINKI COMMISSION MEMBER
_________
SUBCOMMITTEES:
Ranking Member VICE CHAIR

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and CONGRESSIONAL PROGRESSIVE
Investigations CAUCUS
_________
Immigration and Border Security
SENIOR WHIP
_________
DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS
HOMELAND SECURITY _________
SUBCOMMITTEES:
Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and FOUNDER AND CO-CHAIR

Security Technologies CONGRESSIONAL CHILDREN’S
CAUCUS
Counterterrorism and Intelligence

_________

BUDGET COMMITTEE

August 31, 2019

To the Participants of Annual Seeds of Gratitude Appreciation Brunch:

On behalf of the Eighteenth Congressional District of Texas, I am pleased to extend my personal
greetings to all attending the Annual Seeds of Gratitude Appreciation Brunch. Today Through
education, personal/professional, and workforce development World Youth Focuses on
enrichment and empowerment of youth and young adults. The program approach helps students
focus on leading with their competitive advantage, which includes their soft skills,
communication abilities, character, analytical skills, priority management, and adaptability. The
Annual Seeds of Gratitude Celebration of Excellence Honoring our Scholars and Presents; I AM
YIIP I AM?

World Youth Foundation, Inc. mission is to fight against income inequality and high
unemployment rate by emboldening our youth and giving them the leadership skills, they need in
the workforce. Skills such as critical thinking, project planning, professionalism and public
speaking. This will pave the way for our young minds to be efficient and effective leaders of
tomorrow.

Congratulations to the Service Work Scholars on their graduation and the organizers who have
contributed to making this an honorable event. You deserve the respect and commendation of the
United States Congress.

Sincerely,


Sheila Jackson Lee

Member of Congress

WASHINGTON OFFICE: DISTRICT OFFICE: HEIGHTS OFFICE: FIFTH WARD OFFICE:
2187 Rayburn Office Building 1919 Smith Street, Suite 1180 420 West 19th Street 4300 Lyons Ave., Suite 200
Houston, TX 77008
Washington, DC 20515 Houston, TX 77002 Houston, TX 77020
(202) 225-3816 (713) 655-0050 (713) 861-4070 (713) 227-7740



























It’s what brings us together.
And keeps us together.

Join Comerica Bank in supporting our community at the
Empowering Youth Initiative-Seeds of Gratitude, Appreciation Brunch.

As a proud supporter of The World Youth Foundation,
we’re inspired by all that you do.

MEMBER FDIC. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY LENDER.

3E’s Award

(Educate, Expose, Empower)

The SELF Foundation was established in 2012 by Bo BO AND STACEY PORTER
and Stacey Porter. Bo Porter is a former MLB Man- SELF FOUNDATION
ager, Player, MLB Coach and current Pre & Post
Game Analyst for the Washington Nationals. Sta-
cey Porter is a distinguished artist, entrepreneur,
philanthropist and mental health advocate. The
Porters have a heart for people and have reached
out to the communities in which Bo has coached in
Houston, Arizona, Florida and Washington DC and
have used their lives to encourage and support stu-
dents through the creation of the SELF Foundation.

Outstanding Mentor Award

The Visionary, Emmy Award winning ABC13 News CHAUNCEY GLOVER,
Anchor Chauncy Glover created CGP after watching CHAUNCEY GLOVER FOUNDATION
a student die on the streets of Detroit. The young
man was shot trying to rob a basketball coach at his 16
school one night. It was then that Chauncy decided
to start CGP. He went back to that same school to
identify other young men connected to the kid who
was shot. Young men with potential but needed ex-
tra guidance. Chancy has a heart for his community,
and has dedicated himself to inspiring and groom-
ing other young men. To date CGP has sent more
than 100 boys of color to college!

Darryl King Paving The Way Award

CLAUDE CUMMINGS, JR. A leading voice in local and state politics, Claude
COMMUNICATION WORKERS OF AMERICA Cummings, who has served as an at-large mem-
ber of the Executive Board of the Communications
Workers of America since 2007, was elected Vice
President of CWA District 6 in July 2011 and was
re-elected in July 2015 representing workers in Ar-
kansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. Vice
President Cummings has been elected as 2nd Vice
President of the Houston NAACP, while also serv-
ing as an At Large member of the CBTU and APRI
Executive Boards. Prior to his election to District 6
Vice President he was President of CWA Local 6222
representing more than 4,000 members.

Corporate Stellar Award

JAMES HARRIS James Harris, the director of supplier diversity for
H-E-B, DIRECTOR, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION H-E-B, is responsible for developing and imple-
menting H-E-B’s diversity and supplier diversity
AND SUPPLIER DIVERSITY initiatives and strategies. This focus drives a deep-
er and broader understanding of diversity and how
17 it impacts their diverse competitive landscape.
This understanding is reflected in how they better
serve the many customers and partners within the
company. He also ensures the company’s procure-
ment entities create an environment of inclusion
for small and minority business enterprises to work
with H-E-B.

Corporate Stellar Award

Winell Herron became a Houstonian over twelve WINELL HERRON
years ago and has since made her mark on the city H-E-B,
as a dynamic leader with inextricable ties to many
of the city’s most vital nonprofit organizations. As a
corporate executive, she leads H-E-B’s public affairs,
diversity and environmental affairs initiatives and
manages strategic decisions related to philanthrop-
ic giving throughout the H-E-B footprint (Texas and
Mexico). Along with making a difference in the com-
munity, Winell’s other personal passions include her
family, many friends, traveling, technology, music
and reading.

Outstanding Corporate Award

As Assistant Director, she oversees, directs and DEBRA LATHAN, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF
manages the Department’s Community Center COMMUNITY CENTER OPERATIONS HPARD
Operations and Programs. She is also responsi-
ble for the operation of sixty community cen- 18
ters and its personnel, budget and resources
along with Memorial Fitness center. Addition-
ally, Lathan is responsible for the After School
Achievement Program and Recreation program
which includes youth, teen, adult, and senior
adult population. She also, serves as a support-
er and committee member of the World Youth
Foundation for the past 13 years that supports
service learning and education for young adults.

Corporate Excellence Award

KANDYACE MAYBERRY Kandyace E. Mayberry serves as the Senior Communi-
THE TEXANS FOUNDATION, SENIOR ty Relations Manager for the Houston Texans, the 32nd
COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER franchise of the National Football League. In her role, she
is responsible for relationship building, developing and
cultivating relationships with nonprofits and connecting
players with community partners. Through her work,
Kandyace helps to ensure the Houston Texans are the
most community-connected professional sports fran-
chise in the world. She spearheads several of the team’s
community initiatives including cancer awareness, mil-
itary, Black History Month, community ticketing pro-
grams and the team’s community efforts around Super
Bowl LI.

Outstanding Champion & Mentor Award

TYRANN MATHIEU Tyrann Devine Mathieu is an American football safety for
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS OF THE NFL the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.
He started the Tyrann Mathieu Foundation. T y r a n n
19 established his foundation to impact the lives of finan-
cially disadvantaged children and youth through encour-
agement, opportunities and resources to achieve their
dreams in Phoenix and his hometown of New Orleans.
Over the years, Mathieu has planned many events such
as kickball games and dances. Many athletes attend these
events to support the foundation. Mathieu has always
done anything to help children get to where they want to
be.

Diane Mosier My Vote...My Voice

“Woman to be reckoned with, a fierce champion
for women, people of color.”

“My mother was a force against anyone that dared
stand in her way. She was a force for all that she
believed in, especially the fight for equality and en-
suring that women’s voices are heard not just at the

ballot box but in every reach of society.”

CARLI MOSIER InLoving Memory

DIANE MOSIER | 1948-2018

DONATE TODAY

DONATE ONLINE

WWW.WORLDYOUTHFOUNDATION.ORG

Bill Sorrells Jr. Family Foundation

“What Goes Into the Mind Comes Out In A Life”

The Bill Sorrells Jr. Family Foundation was created in honor of the late
Educator, Administrator and Harlem Renaissance Artist; Bill Sorrells Jr.
His massive and prolific body of work is used to support scholarships
for young artists, for youth to matriculate at the college level, and to
support incubator programs to best develop our youth to reach
excellence. The Bill Sorrells Jr. Family Foundation supports The World
Youth Foundation and congratulates them on their 2019 Seeds of
Gratitude Program.
On behalf of The Bill Sorrells Jr. Family Foundation & Board of
Directors; Billy Sorrells III, Johanne’ Sorrells-Scott, Brittaney Sorrells-
Powell & Sahira Abdool.

Ajalaiye Dance Troupe

~ Meet the Performers ~

JENNA BOUTTE, TEMBI BANDELE KAINAAN JONES ASHLYNN STIFF MADISON JONES-AUSTIN
Lakewood Elementary, Whidby Elementary Anderson Academy Home schooled Young Elementary

2nd Grade 5th Grade 3rd grade 3rd grade 4th grade

MUKOMI DARRETT ILYA JANOS KOLOZS JOHARI MILLS

Born in Houston, Mukomi Darrett A native Houstonian, was musically Houston native, Johari Mills is a pas-
began her pre-professional train- gifted from a young age, his first in- sionate educator who cares greatly
ing at Texas Southern University un- fluence being a music-loving mother. about the education and development
der the mentorship of Kathy John- He studied Piano, Guitar and Alto-Sax- of our youth.   he training she had re-
son-Green.   A founding member of ophone before discovering the seem- ceived as a child, first from the Cookie
the TSU (Modern) Dance Company, ingly limitless world of Drums and Jo School of Classical Ballet,  and then
she was honored to serve as presi- Percussion. His repertoire includes her training of several years under
dent.   Her traditional West African Brazilian, Latin, West African, Pop/ the tutelage of the world renowned
dance journey began under the in- Rock, Jazz and Flamenco music on in- South African dancer and choreogra-
struction of legend Baba Chuck Davis struments as diverse as Djembe, Cajón, pher, Lindi Yini, that inspired her in
and for 10+ years, she has been ded- Drum Kit and a variety of Hand Per- the art of dance - especially African
icated to the study and preservation cussion. A true student of his craft, Ilya dance. She danced professionally in
of this art form through performance, plans to return to Guinea to further his the  Kuumba Kids  of Houston’s  Kuum-
choreography, teaching, and direct- knowledge of traditional West African ba House, the Wonlande West African
ing in shows across Houston and the drumming and to continue to explore Dance and Drum Company  under the
US.   Mukomi currently teaches and the connection between drummer, instruction of    Djembefola and cho-
performs in her own company, Indigo dancer, fellow musician and listener reographer Mohamed Diaby,  and lat-
Arts and Entertainment.  This perfor- er she danced in the  Irunmole Dance
mance will be her debut as a dunun Company of Houston.
player.
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Houston Youth Violence Prevention Strategic Plan

Numerous individuals and organizations throughout Houston work at addressing youth
violence. This work is apparent in policy changes, mentoring programs, diversion
opportunities, and after-school programs, among others. However, despite these
numerous existing resources, there is need to do more. This can be achieved through
city-wide collaboration, a unified vision, and a coordinated approach.

Vision: Youth in Houston are safe, healthy, and have hope for the future.

To ensure that youth are safe, healthy, and have hope for the future, three goals were
created to address various risk and protective factors that surround youth violence. These goals and their associated
objectives and activities are the direct results of work session for the Youth Violence Prevention Strategic Plan. An
overview of these goals follows:

1. Prevent Youth Violence – Youth violence is a significant problem for Houston. This goal targets youth violence in
the form of teen dating violence, community disorganization, and diversion. It also champions the need for
collaboration to have successful and comprehensive violence
prevention efforts.

2. Promote Youth Health – Youth are in a critical period of rapid
biological and socio-emotional development in which they form
behaviors that carry into adulthood. This goal is intended to provide
youth with opportunities to learn about their health concerns,
ensure they have access to mental health supports, and encourage
healthcare professionals to work toward making healthcare
accessible for adolescents.

3. Provide Youth Opportunities – Providing youth with opportunities
can drastically alter the path of youth. It can help reduce their
likelihood of engaging in violence, provide them with workforce
development opportunities, and enhance their likelihood to
complete their secondary education. Strategies in this goal focus on
providing youth in active communities with equitable opportunities

Coalition Framework: The Houston Youth Violence Prevention Coalition is working towards the Collective Impact
Framework, with the Houston Health Department serving as the backbone organization.

Target Area: While the Houston Youth Violence Prevention Coalition targets the prevention of youth violence
throughout Houston, intentional efforts will be made to ensure that resources are directed toward communities with
high rates of youth violence, or active communities.

To view and download the Houston Peace

Strategic Plan, please scan or visit:

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Iggy Hometown Remix

Houston Bar Code

ADRIAN D. SCOTT
Adrian D. Scott Jr. is a native Houstonian that attends Lockard Elementary School in Houston Third
Ward area. He will be performing a Remix called, “I am YiiP!”. Adrian followed in his dad’s foots
steps in the music industry and goes by his stage name (IGGY). Iggy started out at the age of 4 and
has performed for various talent shows and he is known for his rapping skills. He is a great academic
student and well as passion for music.

Prince T’Challa Frazier

PRINCE FRAZIER
Prince T’Challa Frazier attends Kinder High School for The Performing And Visual Arts, he is in
the 11th Grade.

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iamSTEMpowered

Never Give Up

CESARE WRIGHT, PHD

My work centers on the intersection of technology and culture, and the driving belief that role
of engineering is to solve real-world problems in ways that allow people to live happier, saf-
er, and more fulfilling lives. As a professor, my goal is to help students better understand the
socio-cultural impact of technology. In addition to my current courses in the School of Engi-
neering, I have developed and taught courses in Film Studies, Art History, Anthropology, and
Visual Arts.
As founder and President of the Kino-Eye Center, a non-profit Education & Arts foundation,
I lead education initiatives in STEM, literacy, visual arts, and anti-bullying, including ongoing
programs with such organizations as Microsoft, BP, HoustonISD, NASA, Space Center Hous-
ton, Houston Rockets, and the World Youth Foundation. Our current Microsoft sponsored
programs included the Microsoft Drone Academy and the Microsoft EPIC (Education Partner-
ships for Inspired Communities) program.

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Limitless…Where Will It Take Me

~ Meet the Cast ~

NAJEA JOLIE BROADNAX ETHAN HART GRADY BROADNAX
Fulshear High School Cinco Ranch High School Fulshear High School
Grade 12
Grade 11 Grade 10
BENNETTE M. DAVIS
Producer: Bennette M. Davis KENDALL MOSHAY JAZLYNN FERNANDEZ
Cinco Ranch Junior High Cinco Ranch High School
Ms. Davis is a veteran performer of op- NYLA NICOLE
era and theater. She has an undergrad- Cinco Ranch High School Grade 7 Grade 11
uate degree in opera vocal performance
from Southeastern Louisiana University Grade 12
as well as graduate studies at the Uni-
versity of Houston. Ms. Davis’ passion for SYDNEY HART
community service has connected her Cinco Ranch High School
to World Youth Foundation. As president
of Continental Societies, Inc. Houston Grade 11
Metropolitan Chapter, Ms. Davis works
to bring viable health, education, em-
ployment, recreation and arts opportu-
nities to children in under-served com-
munities.

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Men of Distinction

Step Presentation

Men of Distinction is an organization dedicated to introducing young men in the fifth ward and
surrounding areas to a brotherhood which consists of mentorship, volunteerism, positive decision
making, disciplined step routines and performances. Our organization was founded in 1989 on the
campus of Phillis Wheatley High School here in Houston. This club allows these students an ex-
tracurricular activity to attend after their school day is complete. It keeps them off the streets and
prevents wrong decision making while encouraging academics, self development and discipline, and
preparation for secondary education.

Kingdom Twinz

Never Give Up

RAYLON WILEY JAYLON WILEY

We are the Kingdom Twins and we love making music for Jesus Christ. We want to encourage young
people to not kill themselves or give up on life, because it’s getting too hard for them. We want to
encourage them to stand strong and have faith that Jesus Christ will be there for them, and that its
not about what your going through its about how your going to make it through. Also we thank all
our supporters for singing along and wishing us the best.

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My Life…My Actions

~ Meet the Cast ~

MEKA PHILLIPS SIDIKAT ISHOLA SABRIA WILLS EVERETT EVANS
Producer: My Life...My Actions MIKARRIN DANIELS SETH CARTER WYNTER BROOKS

“Meka Diamond” is the driving force be-
hind many growth opportunities. She is
the founder/president of V’Zable Evi-
dence and Alief Really Cares Non Profit
organization. As a Marketing Strategist
Meka has been featured in “Beautiful-
ly Said Magazine” as one of Houston’s
rising entrepreneurs, the “Queen Spot-
light on the site “Get Up or Queen Up”,
“Houston Global Magazine”, “Seven25
Magazine”, and recently earned a spot
in “Voyage Houston”. “Meka Diamond”
continues to make her mark in her craft.

MICHELLE DANIELS
Producer: My Life...My Actions

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My Brother Keepers

~ Meet the Cast ~

KARLTON HARRIS MICHAEL HARRIS JOSEPH HARRIS ISAIAH HARRIS
Producer: My Brothers Keeper Langham Creek High Langham Creek High Langham Creek High

Karlton Harris (@KarltonHarris), who School Schoo School
works for the City’s Health Department Grade 12 Grade 11 Grade 8
–which manages My Brother’s Keeper
in Houston. My Brother’s Keeper aims
to address inequitable conditions faced
by our city’s youth, particularly boys and
young men of color.

JOSIAH HARRIS KARLTON HARRIS II
Spillane Middle School Spillane Middle School

Grade 8 Grade 6

The Bureau of Youth and Adolescent Health welcomes all to explore MBKHouston.org (MBK)
and 4YouthVoice.org. Together they serve youth, adolescents, parents, communities, and busi-
nesses in the greater Houston area. A core component of MBK Houston is to engage youth and
increase the assets that they have to help them be successful. In our city, many youth face im-
mense challenges beginning before birth and continue into adulthood. We have a responsibility
to our communities to create and make available equitable opportunities and resources, so that
all Houstonians can thrive and grow.

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Locked and Bound

~ Meet the Cast ~

DR. RAHSHEDA PERINE OPHELHIA MORIA ZORA GABRIEL DEVIN LARAY FOX
Producer: Locked and Bound Heights High School Harmony School Shotwell Middle School

SDr Rahsheda Perine, PHD is a medicare Grade 9 Grade 4 Grade: 7
enrolled “Psychologist - Clinical” pro-
vider in Houston, Texas. She graduated
from medical school in 2000 and has 19
years of diverse experience with area of
expertise as Psychologist, Clinical.

HANNAH CARTER JAYLA GABRIEL
Harmony School Harmony School
Grade 3
Grade 3

BIANCA HARRIS
Producer: Locked and Bound

Author: Nyla Nicole

Speaks Experience was founded on the
need for a voice in the broken communi-
ties bridging gaps from young and older
generations. Utilizing tools to mend and
show new ways of influencing change.

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Stream of Hope

~ Meet the Cast ~

ESKENDAR TAMARAT SIDIKAT ISHOLA ZORA GABRIEL
Producer: Stream of Hope Narrator and Co-Producer Harmony School

Eskender Tamrat Senior account Execu- Sidikat Ishola is a graduate of Houston Grade 4
tive manager and a multimedia special- Baptist University, Class of 2017. Grad-
ist at Hearst Media Services (Houston uating with honors, she obtained her JAYLA GABRIEL
Chronicle), and had mastered many re- B.A. in Government and a minor in Latin Harmony School
sponsibilities throughout his 36 years,he American studies. Her passion for ad-
is also the Co-founder and a chairman of vocating for change is powered by the Grade 3
Stream of Hope Inc. a non-profit organi- belief that everyone deserves to have a
zation and also serves as a co-chairman voice. She aspires to pursue a career in
for the World Youth Foundation Inc. For International law and policy with a focus
over 15 years. He is a graduate of Texas on human rights, to combat issues that
Southern University with a Bachelor of individuals face domestically and glob-
Science degree. ally.

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Revitalizing your business
from the OutsideIn.

Congratulations
World Youth Foundation
“From my point of view, your life is already a miracle of

chance waiting for you to shape its destiny.” -Toni Morrison

OutsideInConsult.com

World Youth Foundation, Inc.

about uS

World Youth Foundation (WYF) is a national, grassroots non-profit 501©3 organization serves as a development
vehicle to enhance the growth and character of the “Whole Child” - Mind, Body and Character. Chartered in April
1991, our holistic approach develops and cultivates blended learning and evidence-based strategies for disadvan-
taged and underrepresented minority youth. By applying their “Definitive Voice”, our mission is clear- “Teach All
Youth How to Win In Life Against All Odds”. Staying focused on our mission, economic mobility and sustainable
resources are provided to students and families.

The innovative model provides a “mentoring gateway “to deliver effective programs designed to positively impact
the future of our youth. The organization has been delivering free out-of-school mentoring programs that focus
on increasing self-confidence and accelerating educational & professional skills for youth. The number of children
directly served by the organization annually is approximately 2,500. Through education, personal/professional,
and workforce development WYF focuses on enrichment and empowerment of youth and young adults ages 6 -
24 years. The program approach helps students focus on leading with their competitive advantage, which includes
their soft skills, communication abilities, character, analytical skills, priority management, and adaptability to
ever-changing business needs & requirements. Within the framework we partner with industry experts to deliver
world-class “living-lab” experiences such as Rocketry Design, Robotics, Gaming Development, Mathematical
Algorithm Design, Scientific Experiments, Forensic Investigations, and more. Through partnerships our program
has been very successful in servicing identified communities under-represented in the field of science, technology,
engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM). The Literacy and STEAM Program has the following five goals:

Expose, Strengthen, and improve students’ literacy skills to enhance their educational and career readiness skills
in an interactive and fun environment that engages project-based learning which creates self-sufficient entrepre-
neurs with the business acumen to produce/offer innovative affordable products/services in quantities enough to
lift themselves and their families.

WYF is an advocate for a “shared future promise”—legitimate promise that addresses the imminent needs of
families. The WYF theory is best described by well-known philosopher, Hannah Arendt:

“Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the
extent that is humanly possible.”

A Champion for Student’s Success through project-based blending learning and enrichment engagements and
opportunities!

www.WorldYouthFoundation.org

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EVERY For more than 135 years, CenterPoint Energy has served communities throughout the
Houston area by building relationships between our employees and our customers. As
DAY a public utility, we touch the lives of our customers each and every day by delivering
safe, reliable electricity and natural gas. But, that’s not all we do. Through our
BECAUSE YOU ARE education and community outreach efforts, we work to improve the quality of life in
AT THE CENTER OF the communities we serve.
EVERYTHING WE DO
Strengthening our neighborhoods
Community involvement is at the core of our corporate culture and is exemplifiedbyour
employees and retirees who are committed volunteers in our service areas.
Volunteering has long been central to CenterPoint Energy’s culture. We work to
enhance the quality of life in our communities by reaching out as a caring neighbor to
support education, community development and health and human services. Each year
our employees, family members and retirees provide tens of thousands of hours in our
schools – making them better places to learn, and in our neighborhoods

– making them safer places to live.

Investing in education
In addition to volunteer activities, we promote specific company-sponsored activities,
including natural gas and electric safety education programs designed to keep students
safe and to inspire them to learn. Education opens doors and provides young people
options, and our employees are eager to share their personal experiences with
students.

Encouraging employees to make a difference
CenterPoint Energy is a company of people who care about our businesses, our
customers and our communities, and we understand that we can’t be successful if our
communities are not healthy and strong. Our goal is to make a difference every day by
helping to make our communities better places to live, to work and to conduct
business.

For more information, log on to
CenterPointEnergy.com/community.

World Youth Foundation, Inc.

our team

KAREN FRANKLIN SAHIRA ABDOOL LUVONDA PETITT MICHAEL ADEEKO

KENYATTA SADIKI MEKA PHILLIPS BENNETTE DAVIS DEMETRIUS PERKINS

VIVIAN MORA HANAH GIBSON MARCHELLE CAIN CARLA SCOTT
TERRY GLEN
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SPEAKS PURPOSE SPEAKS EXPERIENCE E-MAIL: [email protected]
WEB: www.speaksexperience.com
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... SO FAR

Speaks Experience was founded on the need for a voice in
the broken communities bridging gaps from young and older
generations. Utilizing tools to mend and show new ways of
influencing change.

We speak We stand for
WOMEN’S SOCIAL INJUSTICE
EMPOWERMENT

Every woman has strength within herself We stand for those who are voiceless. Those
and should be equipt with the proper tools who feel that they are under-represented
to cultivate and bring the true essence of and left to their own demise. We stand in the
herself out out gap as a beacon of hope.

We speak We stand against SERVICE PORTFOLIO
PURPOSE POLITICAL INJUSTICE
“In order to Gain Knowledge One Must Seek the Unknown”

We develop and create tools for those who Standing in the forefront as advocates for
are trying to find thier way in life. We teach policies that do not reflect the needs of our
people how to use those tools in order to communities. By creating content relaveant
walk in their God given purpose. to today we uncover the meaning behind the
message.

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Special thankS

Special thanks and appreciation for all
that have made these 29 years possible.

City of Houston
Houston Parks and Recreation Department

HEB
Tournament of Champions
Communications Workers of America

Microsoft
PepsiCo
HoustonFirst Corporation
Comerica Bank
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Billy Sorrells Foundation
Blueridge Transportation Group, LLC
ButlerWiseman
B Spot
Chef Rey
Continental Societies, Inc. Houston
Drive288
Houston Bar Code
Life Jackets, Roy Dillard
OutsideIn Consulting
Pagegirl101.com
Penelton Consulting Services, LLC
Petit Projects
Rhodes School for the Performing Arts
Risma Construction
Terri Glenn
The Hobby Center & Foundation
The Media Hall
The Principal Partnership Group
Truehill Productions
Video Expressions
VisibleEvidence
Vivian Mora, Vice President, HR at Houston Astros



For over 100 years,
our culture has
been one of

inclusion, inspiration
and innovation.

Our contributions to
diverse educational

organizations
advance our
Partners, Customers
and Communities.

®

For more information on diversity at H-E-B, visit

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