Estrus Tucker is an independent consultant and keynote speaker specializing in small and large group facilitation, designing and leading conversations and retreats across the country in support of personal, professional, and community renewal and transformation. Estrus is a seasoned Courage & Renewal Facilitator serving on their national board, and a practitioner of Social Change for Leadership Development and other models of civic engagement.
Estrus was born and still lives in Como. He attended Como High School until 1971 when Fort Worth desegregated the schools and closed all but one of the four black high schools. He graduated from Western Hills. He attended Chaminade College in Hawaii while he was in the Army and UT-Arlington later. He is President and CEO of Liberation Community Inc.
For many years Estrus served the City of Fort Worth as Chairman of the Human Relations Commission overseeing hearings and advances such as the addition of gender identity and gender expression to the city's non-discrimination ordinance.
In addition, Estrus is Past President & Moderator of the Minority Leaders & Citizens Council. He has also served as President & CEO of the Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce and Vice President of United Way of Tarrant County. He is an ordained Elder in the Church of God in Christ, active in interfaith and ecumenical initiatives. His mission is to inspire courage and life giving values that promote community, nonviolent and justice.