Carl f. Hunter, II Bio
M. Div., Executive Director
Carl F. Hunter II is a graduate of Morris Brown College and received his Master of Divinity Degree from New Brunswick Theological Seminary. He has over 20 years of experience in the non-profit and human service sectors. His unique set of skills include: community organizing, coalition building, legislative advocacy, project planning, programmatic design, group facilitation and public speaking.
In 2018, Carl became a Hogg Peer Policy Fellow. During the 86th session of the Texas Legislature, Carl provided technical assistance and was a subject matter expert for legislators and their staff. He also served on the Substance Use Disorder Coalition (SUDC) and the Texas Coalition for Healthy Minds (TCHM) during that same period.
In 2019 he was appointed to the Executive Committee of the Travis County Reentry Roundtable and the Travis County Substance Use Disorder Work-group. During that same year, the Austin Chapter of the NAACP recognized him for community leadership. His past awards include being recognized by the National Congress of Black Women, Trenton/Mercer Chapter and the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey for his leadership, volunteerism and commitment to the greater community.
Carl professes that his greatest accomplishment is being a person in sustained recovery from Substance Use Disorder, which has enabled him to be a father to Ashley and Isaiah, a grandfather to Khloe and Jules, a godfather to Candice and an inspiration to others.