DreamWeek 2019 Explore Topics of Self-Identification Events present an opportunity to ask, “What makes us human?”
DreamWeek 2019 Explore Topics of Self-Identification Events present an opportunity to ask, “What makes us human?” (SAN ANTONIO, TX) The annual DreamWeek San Antonio Summit 2019 will return for its seventh consecutive year, January 11 – 26, with an expected lineup of over 170 events. This year’s summit will comprise 16 days of symposiums, panel discussions, mixers and more focusing on the theme, “What Makes Us Human?” The events are hosted by community organizations in and around the downtown area for a city-wide audience. The many illuminating activities are designed to inspire dialogue, cultivate unique ideas and promote an environment for civil and civic engagements.
DreamWeek 2019 will kick off Friday January 11th with the Annual Opening Breakfast Ceremony in The Spire at St. Paul’s Square. The ceremony begins with remarks from DreamWeek founder Shokare Nakpodia and former SA Mayors Ivy Taylor and Julian Castro, former HUD Secretary. The DreamWeek Awards Luncheon on Friday January 18th will feature Crystal Miller, a Columbine High School shooting eyewitness sharing her journey from victim to victor. Saturday January 26, will conclude the summit with the Inaugural DreamVoice Mayor’s Ball, a gala featuring the city’s top performance artists and entertainers selected by Mayor Ron Nirenberg and the DreamVoice team.
New to DreamWeek 2019 will be the introduction of an ongoing DreamHour Speaker Series. This Speaker Series will feature the creative voices from Leo Gomez of Brooks and Brooks Gives Back, published author Larry Johnson and Ashley Smith of San Antonio Affirmative Action Advisory Committee, among many others. Each hour long showcase is designed with a singular purpose in mind: to foster the free exchange of ideas on universal issues affecting humanity. Other key events include The 4th Annual Children’s Citizenship Ceremony at The DoSeum; San Antonio’s MLK March, the largest Martin Luther King March in the nation; and Stop The Hate!, a community forum on bridging the gap between our differences. For more information on DreamVoice and the DreamWeek San Antonio Summit 2019, please visit dreamweek.org.