Leslie Smith, Founder
Change Happens! is a 501 (c)(3), non-profit, social service organization providing a variety of services to encourage and promote positive outcomes for children, youth, and families by providing a wide range of comprehensive services and collaborations. For over twenty years, Change Happens! has provided highly effective programs that demonstrate the organization's mission, Empowering Families to Help Themselves, and responded to needs of a growing city and its communities. Current services include: youth development and leadership, substance abuse prevention and intervention, abstinence education, mental health counseling, mentoring, homeless supportive services, HIV prevention, and children health insurance outreach.
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Comcast NBCU Elevates Houston Community with Mayor's History Makers Awards
In celebration of Black History Month, Comcast recently announced a partnership with City of Houston Mayor, Sylvester Turner, to honor 10 Houston community volunteers at the first-ever Mayor’s History Makers Awards held on February 9, 2018. Held at the Houstonian Hotel, the honorees were recognized for their commitment to making a difference in the community through volunteerism, mentorship, advocacy and civic engagement.
The volunteers were commended as exceptional individuals having demonstrated selfless commitment in their communities. They played a vital role in positive change and continue to help celebrate diversity in the city of Houston. As part of the recognition, each honoree will be featured in a 30-second Public Service Announcement that will air on Comcast cable. In addition, Comcast NBCUniversal will also donate $1,000 to the nonprofit organization of the honoree’s choice.