DDCE to Host Community Leadership Awards Luncheon
Several outstanding community leaders will be honored at the DDCE’s annual Community Leadership Awards Luncheon on Thursday, May 2, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Texas Union, Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom (UNB 3.202). The event is part of the annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights.
The Community Leadership Awards have been given to outstanding community leaders, organizations and alumni since 2007 as a way to celebrate those who have helped make great strides in civil rights, human rights or inclusion and equity in Central Texas. This year’s keynote speaker, John Hope Bryant, is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, philanthropist and prominent thought leader on financial inclusion, economic empowerment and financial dignity.
The 2019 honorees are:
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP AWARDS
- Asian Family Support Services of Austin
- Greater Mount Zion Church
- National Hispanic Institute
COMMUNITY LEGACY AWARDS
- Ada Anderson
- Marcos deLeon
- Sumit DasGupta
SWEATT STUDENT LEGACY AWARD
- Amie Jean
The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available for a fee in the UT parking garages. The San Antonio Parking Garage is three blocks away at 2420 San Antonio St. RSVP at Eventbrite.