Dr. Candice Matthews

serves as CEO and Executive Director at the Children of Diversity Foster Adoption Agency

About Me

Dr. Candice Matthews (Dr. Candice Enecio-Hilton) serves as CEO and Executive Director at the Children of Diversity Foster Adoption Agency in Houston and Beaumont, Texas. In this role, Dr. Matthews oversees the Agency’s day-to-day operations. This includes overseeing staff and committees across the organization.

As Executive Director, Dr. Matthews manages the development of short- and long-term business plans in collaboration with a number of public organizations. These include the Texas Department of Human Health Services, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Prairie View A&M University, the Lamar University College of Social Work, the International Adoptions Organization, and the Adoption Agency’s board of directors.

Additionally, Dr. Candice Matthews (Dr. Candice Enecio-Hilton) is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing strategic business plans for the organization.

Dr. Matthews is proud to provide children therapeutic, licensed foster homes within the foster care system, and to help children overcome crises through compassion, support, and the cultivation of resilience. She’s also proud to spearhead the ongoing “Stop Human Trafficking Initiative” in both Harris and Jefferson Counties and provide assistance with Public Policy Writing for Child Welfare on both the state and federal levels.

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What Does the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Do?
July 18, 2022

What Does the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Do?

In response to racial injustice, Michael Jackson joined the Rainbow PUSH coalition to fight discrimination against minorities. As the founder of the group, Jackson pledged to pay for the woman’s college education regardless of the outcome of her rape case. But what exactly does the Rainbow PUSH coalition do? Read on to learn more about […]

November 7, 2021

Dr. Candice Matthews on Expanding Minority Opportunities During Global Electrification

Dr. Candice Matthews, formerly known as Dr. Candice Enecio-Hinton, is proud that Rainbow Push is holding a global automotive summit to expand minority opportunities November 9-10, 2021. When it comes to improving the type and quality of employment opportunities for minorities, Dr. Candice Matthews knows that bringing together industry executives, suppliers, and entrepreneurs, along with […]

October 30, 2021

5 Reasons To Consider Foster Parenting, Exec Director Children of Diversity Foster Adoption Agency, Dr. Candice Matthews

Dr. Candice Matthews, the Executive Director For Children of Diversity Foster Adoption Agency Shares Five Reasons To Consider Foster Parenting How Fostering Can Make A Difference In The Life of a Child, With Dr. Candice Matthews You know that your family has plenty of love to give, and you want to make a difference in […]

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