Persimmon Club/ YWCA of Houston Center for Women
Allison Booker-Brooks, Executive Director, YWCA
The YWCA of Houston has been one of the premier women's organizations in the city of Houston for over 105 years. The YWCA of Houston was founded in 1907 and has continued to build its legacy through service to women and girls over generations. In order to uphold the integrity of our legacy, the YWCA of Houston has adpoted a very intentional approach to creating programs that align directly with our mission. We accomplish our mission by serving thousands of people throughout the greater Houston area.
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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.