Sisters Network, Inc.
Shawntell McWilliams, Vice President
Currently, Sisters Network Inc. has over 40 Affiliate chapters in 23 cities acrosss the United States. All chapters are survivor run and receive volunteer assistance from community leaders and associate members. The program components provided by National are individual/group support format, educational outreach projects, advocacy training, and research recruitment . The Gift for Life Block Walk, Stop the Silence, and Pink Ribbon Awareness Campaign are three of the national educational community outreach projects that have received national recognition. Through affiliate chapters' activities, as well as National print and television media coverage, the organization has been successful in extending outreach to millions of families in the African American community.
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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.