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The DreamHour Speaker Series (The Descendant Series) featuring individuals from the community who will share their experiences as descendants of African Americans and Indigenous peoples- who contributed to making America a global power – without recognition or compensation. Presentations will be focused on the lives of descendants of African American nation and Indigenous founders in America. Presenters will share their perspectives and experiences of the challenges, struggles, and successes involved with the legacy.

5:30 PM 

Councilwoman Jada Andrews-Sullivan

Councilwoman Jada Andrews-Sullivan grew up on the east side of San Antonio, and for 43 years, District 2 has been her home. She attended Gates Elementary School, Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, and Sam Houston High School. At the age of 16, she graduated from high school and attended the University of Texas at Austin for 2 years. While at UT Austin, she enlisted in the United States Army and served our country proudly for 4 years until being honorably discharged. She launched her business in 2006 and has had a successful run for the last 13 years. She was raised by a strong mother, and with her mother’s help, has raised her 4 children. She is proud to say that she lives, works, and dreams in District 2.