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DreamWeek & Pub Theology Panel with Author Jen Hatmaker, Activist Kimya Denise, and Rev. Dorian Williams.  
Hosts: Pastor Gavin Rogers & Rev. Dr. Keely Petty
Racial reconciliation is a matter of life or death in our nation and across the world; we can no longer accept the status quo and continue to divide and tacitly limit voices that have been marginalized and silenced in the past. We need to relearn how to listen and understand the invisible systems that support inequalities, create suffering, and deny human rights. Rather, we need to have an open dialogue—a process that starts with listening.
About Author Jen Hatmaker: 
Jen Hatmaker is the author of New York Times bestsellers For the Love and Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire, along with twelve other books. In addition to starring in the popular series My Big Family Renovation on HGTV, Jen also hosts the award-winning For the Love podcast, is the delighted curator of the Jen Hatmaker Book Club, and leader of a tightly knit online community where she reaches millions of people each week. Jen is a co-founder of Legacy Collective, a giving community that grants millions of dollars toward sustainable projects around the world. She is a mom to five kids and lives happily just outside Austin, Texas in a 1908 farmhouse with questionable plumbing. To learn more about Jen, visit
About Dr. Dorian Williams:
Dorian was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. After a short collegiate track career at UTSA where he was an all-conference track performer, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and received his commission as the Air Force’s first black Aerospace Physiologist. Doctor Williams is currently the CEO/founder of ReachSA, Senior Pastor/founder at Texas Christian Fellowship-SA, Presiding Bishop/founder of UCMA, and Senior Manager of Learning and Development for the San Antonio Area Foundation. Additionally, he is the author of the international bestseller, “Strategic Planning for Black Folk: Unleashing the Secret Weapon to Success!”  Doc is co-leader of the SA Stronger Together movement for pastors against racism, he is a board member for Teach for America, and a board member of the San Antonio African American Museum. Brother Dorian also sits on the Black Leadership Council, chaired by State Representative Barbra Gervin-Hawkins.
About Kimiya Denise:  
Kimiya is a graduate of the University of Texas-San Antonio and the President/Executive Director and Community Activist for the Black Freedom Factory in San Antonio Texas. Black Freedom Factory exists to build a more racially and socially just society by cultivating racial equity across San Antonio through data-driven advocacy, mentorship programs for grassroots organizers, community outreach, anti-racism training, and consulting. She is also the Leader/Co-Founder of #ChangeRapeCulture which challenges Title IX policies regarding sexual misconduct and accurate survivor representation. Kimiya also fights for reproductive justice. Email for more information.