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Tim Wise is keynote speaker at Juneteenth Luncheon


The Center for the Healing of Racism will hold its 26th Annual Juneteenth Ally Award Luncheon at St. Paul’s UMC in Fondren Hall.  

Award recipients:

  • Tim Wise, one of the country’s leading anti-racism writers and educators, will deliver the keynote address.

  • Houston’s SHAPE Community Center, which has worked to improve he quality of life for Houston’s African American community for the past 50 years.

  • Maya Ford, who will receive an Individual Initiative Award for her courage to sit in silence alone in the parking lot of a detention center for migrant children and families.

Tickets are $60 and can be purchased by contacting the Center for the Healing of Racism at or (713) 520-8226. Tickets can also be purchased directly on the Center’s website. Sponsorships are also available.