Our Push for Equity Should Focus on Grassroots Organizations


Written by: Reagan Flowers, PhD

In the dawn of this awakening moment our nation is experiencing, it is critically important we take a closer look at how we are addressing equity right here at home in Houston. We must examine equity from the perspective of providing financial support for our grassroots community organizations who are on the frontline stemming the tide of racial inequities at the root level. Not doing so discounts the actual lived experiences and perspectives that founding Black non-profit leaders bring to the community at the grassroots level.

Houston is renowned for its philanthropy, and as such, features an array of community organizations serving so many of the needs the Houston community faces in areas ranging from arts and education, to poverty and housing.  Read more

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