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Sanya Richards-Ross Keynotes Reception to Celebrate Texas Relays

Sanya Richards-Ross

Four-time Olympic medalist Sanya Richards-Ross and Soul Tree Collective led the celebration of the 89th annual Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at a special reception at Google Fiber Space, Friday, April 1. About 100 attended the event co-sponsored by the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, the City of Austin, Texas Athletics, Urban Music Festival, Austin Area Urban League (AAUL), the Greater Austin Black Chamber and the Austin Chapter of the National Black MBA Association.

Mayor Adler
Mayor Steve Adler welcomes all to Austin.
Sanya Richards Ross
Longhorn great and Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross wowed the crowd.
McDaniels, Richards-Ross, Vincent
AAUL CEO Teddy McDaniels, Sanya Richards-Ross and UT VP Dr. Gregory J. Vincent get together.
Parisa Fatehi-Weeks
Parisa Fatehi-Weeks, head of community impact for Google Fiber, welcomes all to Fiber Space.
Mike Perrin
UT Athletic Director Mike Perrin provides a bit of history regarding the relays.
Soul Tree Collective
Soul Tree Collective started the evening off right. The Collective is a nonprofit that trains young musicians.