Amanda Edwards launches Houston's Be The Solution: Community Empowerment Organization
Leslie Williams, Helen George and former Houston City Councilmember Amanda Edwards.

The Empowered You Houston Senior Citizens Conference was a “Seniors 101” session offering a one-stop shop event providing resources and information to help seniors thrive. Rawle Andrews, Regional Vice President of AARP and Jane Bavineau, Vice President of Sheltering Arms Seniors Services were just a few of the many dynamic speakers on hand, with some leading informative workshops. Moreover, community resources were made available along with fun activities ranging from cooking classes to line dancing. Attendees included event sponsor Councilmember Amanda Edwards, Isabel Longoria, Helen George, DeEtte Sauer, Isabella Edwards, Carl Davis, Ramona Tolliver, Leslie Williams, Rogene Calvert and hundreds more.

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Aswad WalkerAssociate Editor

I'm originally from Cincinnati. I'm a husband and father to six children. I'm an associate pastor for the Shrine of Black Madonna (Houston). I am a lecturer (adjunct professor) in the University of Houston...