Reid Porter

Founder & CEO

ACT (Advocates for Community Transformation)

Reid Porter is the founder and CEO of Act (Advocates for Community Transformation). Act is a justice organization that seeks to equip underserved residents living in high-crime areas to fight crime on their street while sharing the hope of the gospel. Motivated by Christ’s challenge to seek justice, Act’s vision is to make neighborhood safety a normal reality for everyone. Reid holds a J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law where he was an editor on the law review and received a B.A. in history and minor in Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to founding Act, Reid was a trial lawyer in Dallas and served as a volunteer in the historically underserved neighborhood of West Dallas. He is a 2019 Manhattan Institute Civil Societies Fellowship Alum, 2018 Stand Together Catalyst, and a 2015 Praxis Alum. He and his wife live in Dallas and have 4 amazing children. He is passionate about fitness, the outdoors, and songwriting.

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Reid Porter

Reid Porter
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2015 Nonprofit Accelerator