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Former Essence editor Susan Taylor (left) with Change Happens CEO Helen Stagg during a November 2019 event in Houston.

Change Happens recently held their 15th Annual Fall Luncheon at the Junior League of Houston to celebrate their 30-year legacy of empowering people to help themselves. The wall-to-wall guests were treated to a powerful keynote address by the legendary Susan Taylor, former editor-in-chief of Essence and a soul-stirring performance by gospel artist Brian Courtney Wilson accompanied by the Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy’s choir. Attendees of the inspirational affair included U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, State Rep. Garnett Coleman, emcee Debra Duncan, CH CEO Helen Stagg, Gabrielle Gunn, Dr. Elwyn Lee, Christine Smith, Taler Jones, LaMarcus Newman, Phylicia Coleman, Kim Topps, Dr. Reagan Flowers, Laolu Davies, and many more.