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Fort Bend County Queer Alliance Luncheon

June 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT

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Fort Bend County Queer Alliance Luncheon

We are excited to partner with Judge KP George on the Fort Bend County Queer Alliance Luncheon on Friday, June 28th. The theme for the luncheon is ‘Claiming Our Space’, and a panel event as part of the luncheon.

About Fort Bend County

Fort Bend County strives to be the most family-friendly community in Texas by providing a high-quality, enriching, and safe environment. Each department and elective office provides fast, friendly service to its customers. Furthermore, they continually strives to be number one in efficiency and effectiveness. The Commissioners Court fulfills its leadership role by providing necessary resources to the offices and departments. This allows them to accomplish their duties and goals by establishing budgets, policies, and procedures to make the most efficient use of the resources and by actively pursuing quality businesses located in Fort Bend County.

Learn more about Fort Bend County. 

About Judge KP George

On January 1, 2019, KP George assumed the role of Fort Bend County Judge through a decisive electoral victory. His commitment to public service was reaffirmed with an overwhelming re-election for a second term on November 8, 2022. In his capacity as the County’s highest elected official, Judge George presides over the Commissioners Court, responsible for supervising more than 3,600 employees and managing a substantial budget exceeding $650 million. Simultaneously, he serves as the Director of the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
Judge George has distinguished himself by placing a strong emphasis on key areas such as homeland security and emergency management, governmental transparency, youth empowerment, and enhancing the overall quality of life for citizens through strategic infrastructure improvements.

A trailblazer in his own right, Judge George holds the distinction of being the first Fort Bend County Judge of South Asian descent.

Under Judge George’s astute leadership, Fort Bend County has experienced a series of significant accomplishments since 2019. Notably, he played a pivotal role in efficiently managing COVID-19 testing and vaccination initiatives, leading to Fort Bend County attaining a top-five position in the State’s vaccination rate. His oversight extended to the implementation of crucial COVID recovery programs, including the Utility, Rental, and Mortgage Assistance program, Childcare Voucher program, Small Business Emergency Grant program, Small Business Mentorship program, We All Eat Texas, and the Get Hired Employer incentives program, resulting in over $44 million in grants awarded in Fort Bend County.

Furthermore, commercial development has flourished under Judge George’s leadership, with notable expansions from companies such as Frito Lay, the Amazon fulfillment center, Biotics Research, and numerous others.

Faith and family are priorities for Judge George. He is married to Sheeba George. They are the proud parents of three children.

Judge George is the top executive overseeing one of the fastest-growing and ethnically diverse counties in the United States. He is dedicated to caring for the vulnerable, fostering a welcoming community, and ensuring Fort Bend County remains a land of opportunity for all.

Learn more about Judge KP George.

About the Greater Houston LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Chamber is to accelerate economic opportunity for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer + community. Overall, this is through a strong network of business allies, innovative programs, strategic partnerships, and advanced policies that foster economic inclusion and equality.

Areas of Focus
  • Business Development & Growth
  • Education & Networking
  • Collaboration & Partnerships
  • Leadership Development
  • Legislative Advocacy

Overall, the Greater Houston LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce’s work focuses on inclusion and economic empowerment for the LGBTQ+ community. The Chamber also works to achieve equality and equity through business. It is a powerful force for advocacy and a valuable resource for our members and the LGBTQ+ community.

Learn more about the Greater Houston LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce.

More Events, Education, & Networking!

Lastly, look out for more LGBT Chamber events on B2G Victory’s Events Page.

Venue

Fort Bend Museum
410 S 5th St
Richmond, 77469 United States
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Phone
(281) 342-6478
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Organizer

Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Phone
(832) 510-3002
Email
info@houstonlgbtchamber.com
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