Sunnyside Community Redevelopment Organization 

Meet Our Board of Directors 

We are serving the community of Sunnyside with love. 

Mrs. Deborah Walker 


SCRO is community-owned and community-operated in Sunnyside to protect, advocate, and empower for our community's health. Debra Walker serves as President of Sunnyside Community Redevelopment Organization. SCRO is a community-based 501 (c)3 Nonprofit Organization located in Sunnyside in District "D" The District of Destination. I also serve as President of TOP Ed Fund (C)3 Nonprofit Board where there is two females Co-Directors serving as shared leadership over this organization, an BCLI Inaugural Cohort member, FHNR Board of Directors 2021, negotiated for more money from HUD for Ike Disaster Recovery plan. Served as East Sunnyside Court 3 Civic Club as President. I also serve as a member of A.P.R.I. Organization Fundraising for scholarships. SCRO has deployed five air quality monitor network systems in Sunnyside to protect, advocate, and empower for our community's health.

Mrs. Jo Ann Jones- Burbridge

Vice President 

Jo Ann Jones-Burbridge, the vice-president of Sunnyside Community Redevelopment Organization, is a life-time resident of Sunnyside. She attended the public schools in the community and worked in her parent’s business, Jones Cleaners. After graduation from Worthing High School, Ms. Jones-Burbridge pursued an education at Dillard University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in sociology. She concluded her studies, graduating from Texas Southern University with a Master of Arts in guidance and counseling. Ms. Jones-Burbridge followed these accomplishments with a certificate in professional human resources from the Society for Human Resource Management.

Ms. Jones-Burbridge established Jones-Burbridge Consulting in 2013. 

Mrs. Claudette Edwards


Claudette Edwards is the Secretary of the Sunnyside Community Redevelopment Organization. Ms. Edwards has more than twenty years of community involvement as an executive, advocate, and volunteer. As CEO and Founder of Teeter Totter Village Child Development Center in Sunnyside, established in 1997, she administers childcare services to infants to 12 years of age and oversees an afterschool program.

Ms. Edwards is the founder and CEO of Texas SKIP (Supporting Kids of Incarcerated Parents). For more than ten years, she coordinated the Texas SKIP program with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice by providing classes with inmates, their children and the caregivers to reunite them in a safe and structured environment. 

Dr. Price


Pastor Henry Price, II is a native Houstonian, born and raised in the heart of Third Ward. He was born at Negro General Hospital known today as Riverside General Hospital to Mr. & Mrs. Henry Price, I. He attended Blackshear Elementary School, Ryan Junior High School and Jack Yates High School. Affectionately known to family and friends as J.P. or Junior Price, Rev. Price has loving accepted a new name, God’s servant.

Pastor Price enlisted in the United States Army where he received the first high call from God while standing in the gun inspection line. After being discharged, he returned to Houston. Upon his return, his notorious lifestyle granted him several infractions with the law and numerous brushes with death. However, God had a plan.

Building community is to the collective as spiritual practice is to the individual. 

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