The Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce (GABCC) has named DDCE Director of Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ruben Cantú as Community Leader of the Year. The GABCC is recognizing Cantú for his demonstrated commitment to community and leadership through the creation and influence of legislation to increase entrepreneurial and innovative equity in the broader Austin community.
Cantú will be honored at the Black Elected Officials Reception, “Power in Your Vote,” on Jan. 29, 2019. The sold-out event is chaired by State Representative Sheryl Cole and District 1 City Council Member Natasha Harper-Madison and will honor government officials, civic and community leaders throughout the state of Texas and the Greater Austin area. To be added to the waiting list for the event, please register on Eventbrite.