273The South Houston Concerned Citizens Coalition (“Coalition”) held their first annual awards banquet on January 25th at the Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center. The semi-formal gala entitled “Community of One” highlighted the contributions and supporters of the Coalition during the 2013 calendar year. Council Member Green was asked to be the keynote speaker for this inaugural event. “As the event’s keynote speaker, I applaud and acknowledge the works and stewardship of the Coalition,” states Council Member Green.

As an added bonus to the event, US Congressman Al Green, State Representative Dr. Alma Allen, and newly elected HISD Trustee Wanda Adams were on-hand to offer kind words and support the Coalition.