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IMpowered Voices: A Unity Concert 2022

We are excited to announce “Unity is Our Strength” as the theme of IMpowered Voices: A Unity Concert 2022, hosted by IMpower, the women’s initiative of Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston

IMpower supports the work of Interfaith Ministries to feed nearly 5,000 homebound seniors and their pets daily, resettle refugees, promote interfaith dialogue, service, and collaboration, and transform our community through volunteerism and service-learning.

IMpowered Voices: A Unity Concert will be a virtual event on Thursday, June 9 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Concert will be streamed on IM’s social media, including Facebook and YouTube, and is free to the public.

This year’s top line-up of local artists and partner organizations includes:

  • Teofilo Bijarro, also known as BlindTeo, is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who has been playing in the Houston music scene for over 30 years.
  • The Ensemble Theatre is a celebrated performing arts center since 1976 highlighting the African American experience & educational outreach.
  • Houston Grand Opera (HGO) is an acclaimed, innovative, award-winning opera company that creates profoundly enriching experiences for diverse audiences.
  • Houston Symphony engages with a large and diverse audience in Greater Houston and beyond through exceptional orchestral and non-orchestral performances, educational programs, and community activities.
  • Rev. Vascola Stoney is a Spoken Word Artist and Transformational Speaker.

Interfaith Ministries Board Member Rev. Dr. Tamla Wilson will emcee the Concert. She is the Founder of the Waiting Room Infertility Ministry, Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, and Director of Institutional Relations, Bridgeway Capital Management.

Please consider supporting the important work of Interfaith Ministries, all while learning more about the fantastic arts and entertainment organizations in our city and experiencing inspiring performances!

Sponsorships are available. Please contact Jodi Bernstein, Vice President of Interfaith Relations and Community Partnerships at or call 832-606-2903.

We are grateful to our Unity Concert 2022 sponsors

Debbie and Floyd Kearns, in addition to Bridgeway Capital Management, Charlene Chuang, The Esther Friedman Family Foundation/Ann & J. Kent Friedman, Congregation Beth Israel, Wendy Cooper, Phyllis and Peter Gingiss, Vicki and Rodney Merwin, Regina Rogers, Jasmeeta and Bobby Singh, The Bea Connected Team, Margaret Alkek Williams, and Nihala and Shaukat Zakaria.

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