At-Large Position 4
About the Council Member
Like many Houstonians, Letitia Plummer was raised in a multicultural household, an experience that has shaped everything she does. She was born to an African American father and a Yemeni-Indian mother who raised her on strong principles of opposing and speaking out against injustice.
As a graduate of the prestigious historically Black Spelman College and of the Baylor College of Dentistry, she followed in her father’s footsteps and is a practicing dentist and small business owner. Letitia Plummer has been recognized by fellow Houstonians with numerous awards including “Top Professionals on the Fast Track” and “Houston’s Top Dentist.”
As a City of Houston Council Member, Letitia has worked on several initiatives. During COVID-19, she successfully engaged top Houston Chef’s to feed seniors and food insecure families across Houston through her ‘Feed the Need Program’ and has continued since. During the pandemic, she survived Covid-19 and shared her experience and treatment with the people of Houston through multiple interactive Facebook Live sessions. She introduced comprehensive Policing Reform as part of Houston’s budget amendments and has since continued to be an advocate for criminal justice reform. In addition, she has worked extensively in the community to provide immediate assistance to underserved and vulnerable residents impacted by Winter Storm Uri and has been recognized by several community based organized for her efforts. Most recently she proposed an Apartment Inspection Reform ordinance to improve the quality of life and habitability of Houston’s tenants.