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About Us

The Renaissance House of Terrell Heights is a vital hub for preserving the rich Black history and culture of Terrell Heights, while also promoting the health and well-being of our local community.

The Renaissance House represents a pivotal moment in our community, where we honor and shine a light on the enormous contributions of those who have made significant impacts in our city, state, and country. Through our efforts, we strive to preserve and recognize the historic paths that have been paved by Black leaders in Terrell Heights.

As we preserve and celebrate our history, we must also acknowledge the significant challenges that our residents face every day. These challenges can lead to social isolation, higher rates of chronic diseases, limited access to healthy food options, transportation barriers, and a shortage of health and mental health services. These factors contribute to poor health outcomes and lower life expectancies for our community.

Our Mission

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To preserve and promote the rich and diverse history of Historic Terrell Heights and support community health and neighborhood cohesion for current and future residents of 76104.

Our Vision

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A 76104 community that honors the past, supports the present, and builds a thriving future for every resident.

Our Values


Community Power

We believe in the power of community to bring people together and create a sense of belonging. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming, inclusive and accessible space for all members of our community, and strive to create opportunities for neighbors to connect, engage, and support one another. 


Together We Rise

We believe that we rise together or fall alone. In the spirit of radical collaboration, we seek partnership with community members, health and mental health providers, and other stakeholders to foster meaningful connections, share resources, and build a resilient tapestry of neighbors and friends.


Celebrate Culture

We celebrate the rich and diverse history of this community. We invite our neighbors of all ages and backgrounds to learn the story of our neighborhood and to share their unique perspectives. We are committed to health programming that is tailored to the cultural needs and beliefs of the community.


Promote Health

We embrace the important work of caring for ourselves, each other, and our community. We are committed to addressing social determinants of health, including poverty, education, isolation, transportation and the overall environment. We are dedicated to the well-being of the 76104 community.

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