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Martin Luther King Jr Parade Foundation Inc

aka Black Heritage Society Inc   |   Houston, TX   |  http://www.blackheritagesociety.net

Mission

We celebrate those who fight for Equal rights and justice for all! We inspire to teach and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the federal holiday weekend, occurring on the third Monday of each January with a commemorative parade and celebratory festive community activities throughout the weekend and other yearly events. The organization leads essential initiatives to ensure Dr. King and Mr. Duncantell's visions of prosperity for minority and underserved communities continue to thrive.

Ruling year info

2013

Board President

Teresa Louise Brewer

Board

Helen M Johnson

Main address

400 N Sam Houston Parkway E Suite 210

Houston, TX 77060 USA

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EIN

25-1921911

NTEE code info

Commemorative Events (A84)

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The Original MLK Day Parade

To fight for equal rights and justice for all!
The Black Heritage Society Inc is a grassroots organization dedicated to the economic development, equal justice, and freedom of African Americans and other underserved and underprivileged populations. We are best known for its annual MLK Jr. Holiday "Original" Parade productions. We focus on enriching lives through empowering, educating about Black history, and promoting financial, physical, mental, and spiritual health. The Black Heritage Society Inc offers self-help techniques and strategies through interactive local heroes storytelling, seminars, summit, training events, projects, parades, and projects focused on developing a productive and healthy lifestyle.

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Martin Luther King Jr Parade Foundation Inc

Board of directors
as of 07/26/2023
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Elain White

Raymond Paige

Thelma Scott

Tanika Vital-Pringle

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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