Learn more about Dr. Letitia Plummer
Dr. Letitia Plummer, the incumbent council member for At-Large Position 4 in Houston, has demonstrated a profound commitment to her community since taking office in January 2020. Elected in December 2019, she joined Houston's most diverse, female-majority City Council, quickly addressing critical issues. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Plummer initiated #feedtheneed, collaborating with local chefs to provide nutritious meals to those in need, addressing the city's food deserts and swamps. Her tenure is marked by significant reforms in public safety policies, including changes to the Houston Police Department to enhance public and officer safety, transparency in use of force, and the introduction of Mental-Health Crisis Intervention teams.
Dr. Plummer's concern for Houstonians extended to housing, as she spearheaded Apartment Inspection Reform in response to substandard living conditions. This initiative led to increased accountability for landlords and improved inspection processes. Her proactive approach during the pandemic, ensuring renters were informed about the CDC moratorium, further highlights her dedication to community welfare.
A strong advocate for environmental justice and equity, Dr. Plummer challenges the status quo, always prioritizing people over politics. Her vision for Houston is a resilient, thriving city, offering high-quality life, equitable services, and opportunities for all. As she enters the runoff election on December 9, 2023, her track record speaks of a leader deeply invested in her city's welfare and future.