Uyiosa Elegon
Pronouns
He/Him
Year
2021
Chapter
Position
Program Director, Institute of Engagement
Uyiosa Elegon is a co-founder of the Institute of Engagement, a collective that helps young people take responsible ownership of their Houston. He is also a co-lead organizer of the Houston Coalition for Equitable Development, which seeks to develop, secure, enforce, and sustain a Community Benefits Agreement with Rice Management Company as they develop the Innovation District on the edge of Houston’s Third Ward. An organizer, Uyiosa concerns himself with the material realities of youth power, pleasure, and pain.