501c3 Nonprofit

Save Our Sisters United, Inc.

Our History

Our Mission

Breaking barriers and stigma, while standing in solidarity and holistically empowering Black individuals of Trans experience, all Trans people of color and women of ethnic minority.

Our Vision

To empower, connect, and mobilize Trans people of color and women of ethnic minority through self and community empowerment, while better-educating society on anti-norms, stigma, gender biases, and trauma.

Who We Serve

Black Trans women, all Trans people of color, and women of ethnic minority.

Uplifting People

Our Focus - Unity in Community


Social Opportunities

Join our discussion groups specific to Trans individuals of color, network with us at panel discussions, or meet us at our socials out in the city!


Building Community through Wellness

We host wellness fairs for Trans individuals of color and spearhead a growing network of Trans affirming organizations, healthcare providers and services.


Access to Resources

We guide Trans individuals of color and women of ethnic minority to financial assistance for food, rent, and bills during times of economic hardship. In addition, we connect Trans individuals of color to affirming healthcare providers and wellness services.

Our Leadership

Board Members
Founder & CEO

Atlantis Narcisse

Narcisse also founded Save Our Sisters United, Inc (S.O.S.U). S.O.S.U was founded as a way to extend further protection for Black Trans and Cis women. In this unique space, belonging uniquely to Black Trans and Cis women. Narcisse wanted to erase the stigma that these women were at war with each other. Moreover, S.O.S.U emphasizes that Black Trans and Cis women are more alike than different when it comes to social issues.

Board Chair

Dominique Harris

Dominique Harris unlocks the line of communication between clients, customers, and businesses to get projects done. With over 10 years in both public and private sectors, Dominique has experience in business and human resource development consultation, team building, professional development, strategic implementation, strategic alliances, and company collaboration. Dominique has achieved projects at Save Our Sisters United Inc, Interconnectivity Consulting, and Texas Southern University. Dominique holds an MBA and Master of Science in Human Resource Development from The University of Texas at Tyler.

Board Member

Dr. Kimberly Parker

Dr. Kimberly A. Parker conducts qualitative and mixed-methods research on women and minority health issues. She serves as the Principal Investigator for ``Be PrEPared!`` to assess the effectiveness of digital storytelling and multi-strategies interventions to increase knowledge, awareness, and intent to use pre-exposure prophylactics (PrEP) among women of color, and ``Lend Us Your Voice,,`` a qualitative study which examines the lived experience of HIV positive African American women in the South.

Community Advisory Board

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  • Rene Mendiola
    CAB Member

    Rene is a recent graduate of the University of Houston and plans to pursue a career in the field of Clinical Psychology. He is a member of the S.O.S.U. Community Advisory Board, a co-creator of the program S.O.S.B, and also connects Trans people of color to assistance for food, rent and bills during economic crises and natural disasters.

  • Rene Mendiola
  • Kai Jones
    CAB Member

    Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Kai is a Navy veteran who served in California. He is a motivated full-time student who is pursuing his dream career in Video Game Programming. In S.O.S.U, Kai is a co-creator of the S.O.S.B. and also develops, manages, and maintains the organizations’ software systems, devices, and hardware as IT Support.

  • Kai Jones
  • JaLaycia Kelly
    CAB Member

    I work for the banking industry and am a college student with a career focus of Behavioral Health Science with an emphasis in trauma. I have been part of community for about 15 years by way of Ballroom, in which I hold a legendary title. I may be new to the world of advocacy, however, I have always been an activist. I have done video shoots and volunteer work surrounding HIV/AIDS prevention, sex education and risk factors, as well as protest and national marches.

  • JaLaycia Kelly

Our Service Partners

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