Jane Weiner

“All of us have our own disability, addiction or personal skeleton that drags us down. It can pop up at any moment and put that cage on us.”

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Jean Becker

One year ago today, Barbara Bush passed away. In honor and memory of the former First Lady a very special episode…

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Andrew Hanauer

I continue to be inspired by passionate, engaged citizens who roll up their sleeves and do their part to help bring Americans together across divides — political, racial, economic and religious. As Director of the One America Movement, Andrew Hanauer and his team are doing more than their fair share to foster constructive dialogue that…

Ruby Powers

This award-winning immigration attorney shares personal and professional stories about one of the most divisive issues in America.

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Brice Everhart

It is central to the mission of Our Voices Matter to include a diverse group of voices, including those of our youth.  I can’t think of a better young man to represent his generation than  Brice Everhart.   Wise beyond his years, Brice is articulate, engaging and already a successful entrepreneur at the tender age of…

Stefanie Cantu

Stef Cantu and I first crossed paths in 2004 when she walked across a stage and I handed her a Linda Lorelle college scholarship.  Today, she is on our Board.  That, in itself, is quite a story, which we will definitely touch on.  But there is so much more to this young woman who is…

Julia Cuba Lewis

    I remember the day I met her. She was standing among a small group in a Houston high-rise condo, the host having invited us all to meet this dynamic woman on a mission: “To ignite the power in girls by teaching them the skills to thrive and believe in their ability to be…

Sara Speer Sellber

If there’s anyone on the planet who gets what it means to be human, it’s Sara Speer Selber.  Everything she does is about helping others, so it will come as no surprise to learn about her 30+ years of being a major player in Houston’s non-profit scene.  From the Dynegy Foundation to AIDS Foundation Houston…

OVERCOMING THE “OTHER”

At some point in our lives, we all know what it feels like to be on the outside looking in.  To be shunned.  To be the outcast.  To be the “other”.  Business leaders, students, parents, political leaders, educators, doctors, professional athletes, social activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers…everyone you can think of.  What are their stories?  What “other”…