Topics for Further Study Challenges Ahead About the Data Acknowledgements

Civic Vitality- Acknowledgements

Peer Review


    Katherine Atkiss, Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
    Emelda J. Douglas, Senior Consultant, Sterling Associates
    Elliot Gershenson, President & CEO, Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston
    Sue Lovell, Former Council Member, City of Houston
    Pamela Lovett, Director of Business Development and Community Affairs, Comerica Bank
    Carolyn Mata, Past President, League of Women Voters
    Kathryn McNiel, CEO, Theater District Houston, Houston Downtown Alliance
    Kathleen O’Reilly, Vice President, Museum Park Super Neighborhood
    Mario Salinas, Organizer Mi Familia Vota
    Mandy Chapman Semple, Special Assistant to the Mayor for Homeless Initiatives, City of Houston
    Robert M. Stein, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, Rice University
    Carlecia D. Wright, Director of the Office of Business Opportunity, City of Houston

Focus Groups & Interviews


    Duane Bradley, General Manager, KPFT – Pacifica Radio Houston
    Jeff Cohen, Executive Editor/Editorial Pages & Executive VP, Houston Chronicle
    Rev. Mike Cole, General Presbyter, Presbytery of New Covenant
    Daniel Contreras, President, Houston Hispanic Forum
    Mark Cueva, Division Manager of the Mayor’s Office of Education Initiatives, City of Houston
    Russell Etherton, Civic Projects Specialist Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
    David V. Flores, Board Member & Past President Houston Hispanic Forum
    Bolivar Fraga, Community Developer Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
    Felix Fraga, Former Council Member City of Houston
    Reynaldo Guerra, Director, League of Women Voters
    Joy Horak-Brown, Executive Director New Hope Housing, Inc.
    Joe Jaworski, Principal, Jaworski Law Firm; Former Mayor, City of Galveston
    Mary Lawler, Executive Director, Avenue Community Development Corporation
    Jennifer May, Director of Economic Development, City of Sugar Land
    Steve Murdock, Ph.D., Founding Director, Hobby Center for the Study of Texas at Rice University
    Richard Murray, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, University of Houston
    Linda Flores Olson, Executive Director, Houston Hispanic Forum
    Michael Skelly, President, Clean Line Energy
    Kimberly Sterling, President, Sterling Associates
    Helen Vollmer, President, Edelman Southwest
    Cameron Waldner, CEO, Volunteer Houston
    Rebecca White, President & CEO, Houston Area Women’s Center

Center for Houston’s Future 2015 Fellows

    Jacqueline Hawkins, Ed.D. , Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Houston
    Beverly Kaufman , Former Harris County Clerk
    Jerry Wood , Former City Demographer and Director of Research, City of Houston Mayor’s Office

Center for Houston’s Future Community Indicators Program

    John Wilburn, Director of Strategic Initiatives
    Betsy Broyles Breier, Senior Manager of Strategic Initiatives
    Steven Scarborough, Manager of Strategic Initiatives
    Isabelle Soifer, Strategic Initiatives Coordinator

Also Thanks To:

    Alex Calicchia
    Amy Feldman
    Bobbie Hazeltine
    Ioannis Konstantinidis
    Rosalinda Mendez
    Kate Thomas