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DreamHour Speaker Series: Azeza Salama

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The DreamHour Speaker Series is made up of leaders within the local community, sharing their experiences and their hopes for creating a better tomorrow.

Azeza Salama, Director of Free Rides Program

As a survivor who has been directly impacted by of a drunk driver February 28, 2016, Azeza Salama finds solace in combing gratitude for community and purpose Throughout the course of our lives there are moments that stick with us and feel like they could have happened just seconds ago, the importance of repurposing trauma through adversity. One would say, she has seen traumatic loss firsthand. She shares her narrative on the challenges that we have as community face as a result of impaired driving. In her pristine role as the Director of the Free Rides Program, she leads efforts to prevent drunk driving with in the San Antonio community and nightlife.

Tragedies of children losing parents or parents losing children these are 100% preventable. Let’s know better, do better, and spread the word. It’s important for us a community to take care of each other. San Antonio is our home let’s trust our neighbors and drive sober.”  -Azeza Salama

A few media Links:

Drunk driving arrests down by one-third in San Antonio during pandemic | WOAI (news4sanantonio.com)

New program at University Hospital aims to help those with traumatic experiences | KABB (foxsanantonio.com)

Independence Day DWIs down in San Antonio, but still cause for concern, police say (ksat.com)

NEISD offers resources for families to cultivate success

Families of those killed by drunk drivers raise awareness | kens5.com

Infrastructure package includes drunk driving prevention mandates for automakers (ksat.com)

Woman sentenced to 20 days in jail in death of Tito Bradshaw | kens5.com

Mothers Against Drunk Driving | KABB (foxsanantonio.com)

 

 

Time

January 18, 2023 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Alamo Beer

202 Lamar St

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