Mission Statement

To provide literacy  and math intervention for economically disadvantaged youth in grades 3-12,  to provide financial wellness seminars and planning to families, to assist low-income seniors,  to help families plan for emergencies, and to offer physical health and wellness activities to our community members.

About Commerce Community Enrichment Organization

Commerce Community Enrichment Organization was organized in 2018 to address the needs of citizens in Houston, TX. Some of the areas we identified  as areas we would focus on  are:  low-cost tutoring for students, financial wellness seminars for families, mental and physical health monthly webinars ,   and low-cost activities for seniors of modest income.

Since our formation we have worked  to address these concerns throughout the city. We have  prepared over 300 hurricane preparedness bags. We have tutored students in the Houston area.  100% of our tutored students are at or above performance standards. We have also begun to offer our health and wellness seminars monthly.  

Our main mission is to help families thrive. We will accomplish this by offering a variety of programs to meet the specific needs of  families in the areas of health and wellness, education, and long-term care options. 

Board of Directors

Dianne Clemons

Founder/Board Chairperson

Dianne Clemons earned her B.S and M. A from Texas Southern University. Mrs. Clemons has been employed as a Master Teacher with the Houston Independent School District & Alidine School District for over 30 years. She has been a Literacy Coach serving multiple campuses in Reading Instruction with students and educators. She has served as the principal at Pleasant Hill Academy in the 5th Ward. Mrs. Clemons has a proven track record as an excel instructional leader in leading academic professionals and students in achieving academic excellence. Mrs. Clemons is currently employed as a Reading Interventional at the elementary level.

Kristy Clemons

Board Member

Kristy Clemons earned her B.B. A from Baylor University in Finance. She then studied at the University of Houston to prepare for the CPA exam. Kristy is currently a licensed CPA within the state of Texas. Currently Kristy currently works at Hines Interest in their investment management accounting and financial reporting team. It is my great honor to serve on this board and give back to the City of Houston that has given so much to me, specifically the fifth ward community. Kristy is also an active member at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Houston where she serves as the youth ministry leader.

Julia Peter

Board Member

Julia Peter earned her B.S. in Mathematics from Prairie View A & M University in Prairie View, Texas, She receive her Certification in Elementary Education and Special Education from Texas Southern University. Ms. Peter was employed for over 20 plus years with the Houston Independent School District where she served as Special Education Dept, Chair, and Mentor Teacher (HISD and Region 4),’ she has worked with students with multiple learning and physical challenges such as muscular dystrophy, other health impaired, speech impaired, autism, emotionally and behaviorally challenged, and intellectual disability, ADD, and ADHD. She implemented many programs in her classroom which enabled her to win several Impact 11 Developer and Adaptor Grants. She received her Master of Education from Prairie View A & M University. She is currently retired and working as an Associate Teacher with Houston Independent School District.

Vera Wiseman

Board Member

Deshonda Wiseman

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