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State of Black Houston 2020

Mayor Turner Addresses the Issues

COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH HELP

Mayor Turner please share with us the new program you have initiated related to mental health care during COVID-19?

POLICE REFORM TASK FORCE UPDATE

Part One: After weeks of demonstration over the death of George Floyd, Mayor you named a 45-member task force on police reform…Mayor...

CLEANSING POLICE DEPT. OF BAD COPS

How do we cleanse the police department of bad cops and build better relationships between the police department and the community? And...

COVID-19 ECONOMIC IMPACT ON BLACK BUSINESS

Based on several studies done on the effect of racism on the Black community, the most devastating effect has been economic. As...

UPDATE ON HURRICANE HARVEY REPAIRS

Mayor would you give us an update of what is happening regarding Hurricane Harvey repairs?

PROTECTING PEACEFUL PROTESTERS

With the recent legislation pushed by the Governor suggesting violent protesters be charged as felons, how does the city protect our rights...

HOUSTON HOUSING SHORTAGE

Housing statistics in the United States are dismal in minority communities, specifically in the African-American communities, while nationally the numbers are 42%...

CITY SUPPORT OF NON-PROFITS

Is the city providing financial support to nonprofit organizations that provide emergency shelter for families who have been evicted from their homes?

ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT AND COMPLETE COMMUNITIES

A report from the Urban Institute stated even though Houston boasts a very diverse population and a low unemployment rate, it’s still...

GENTRIFICATION

Gentrification is destroying the historic legacy of our Black and Brown communities. How can the faith-based community work with your office to...

EVICTIONS

Part One: Due to the pandemic 50% of 18 -29year old’s have moved back home. Unemployment and lack of affordable housing options...