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.
Kimiya Factory Factory
Kimiya Factory (She/her), 22, graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in legal studies. While Leading/ Co-Founding the movement #ChangeRapeCulture Factory, challenges Title IX policies regarding structural violence and sexual misconduct at institutions in San Antonio, Texas. Factory is the Executive Director of Black Freedom Factory, an organization that encourages Data Driven Activism, Diversity by Redefining Professionalism, and Equity regarding race relations. She is a proud Co-Host on the Get It Texas! Podcast, and is actively working alongside advocates in the City to achieve accountability in the interest of grassroots efforts for vulnerable populations. Factory identifies as a Queer Indigenous Afro-Latina, native to the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes of Anadarko, Oklahoma.