Members of the Houston business community commit to addressing, individually and collectively, obstacles to racial equity that impede the fair and open treatment of members of the Houston community. We embrace the opportunity to lead the way in reforming systems of bias, strengthening underserved communities, advocating inclusion, and removing barriers to achievement. We understand that these actions require intentional, systematic and bold efforts to transform our city into a more equitable and inclusive place to live and work.
As leaders of Houston’s businesses and civic institutions, we commit to the following principles:
The effort to address racial inequities is complex and challenging. Nonetheless, we believe that meaningful change requires serious societal commitment and concerted action. A more equitable and inclusive Houston strengthens not only our community, but also positions our region to be more economically competitive as a global city.
Learn about the Partnership's broad effort to address racial equity in Houston, One Houston Together.
As part of the effort to build a shared understanding around these issues, the Partnership hosted a webinar series to educate our members and the broader community on racism and systemic inequities.