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We Dream in Color Girls Summit

Empower the Dream - Bridging the gaps by "Uplifting, Inspiring, and empowering young leaders of tomorrow (girls and teens, ages 7-15).
We Dream in Color Girls Summit

Time & Location

Time is TBD
ETA Creative Arts Foundation, 7558 S. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60619

About the Event

Welcome to the first annual 2021 We Dream In Color Girls Summit.

The DuSable Museum of African American History

October 2, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The theme is "When I Dream, I Dream in Color".   We are inviting young girls and teens, ages 7-15 from various organizations to participate with the same goals... "Bridging the gaps, by Uplifting, Inspiring, and Empowering" young leaders of tomorrow. 

Due to Covid Safety Guidelines, attendance is limited to 100 attendees to receive empowering, inspiring, and powerful words of wisdom and encouragement.  We would be pleased to have your organization participate in the 2021 WDIC Summit.  Space is limited, so reserve your spot now. Confirmed reservations required for entry. 

Keynote Speaker 

Hon. Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor

Vice President, Republic of Liberia

A Nationalist, First Lady of the Republic of Liberia, an Eminent Citizen, a Devoted Christian, the Standard Bearer of the National Patriotic Party, a Vice President of the Republic of Liberia and President of the Liberian Senate, a Distinguished and Dedicated Public Servant, a Patriotic Citizen and a Positive Role Model.

Special Guests Speaker’s

Carol Moseley-Braun

Former Senator

Since her first foray into electoral politics, former Senator and Ambassador Moseley Braun has demonstrated a commitment to building multiracial coalitions of people concerned about the public interest, and has been an advocate of consensus building and practical decision-making. Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun, also sometimes Moseley-Braun (born August 16, 1947), is an American diplomat, politician and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999, and Ambassador Designate to New Zealand and Samoa 1999 to 2001. Prior to her Senate tenure, Moseley Braun was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1979 to 1988 and served as Cook County Recorder of Deeds from 1988 to 1992.  

Stephanie D. Coleman 

16th Ward Alderman

Alderman Stephanie D. Coleman, a lifelong 16th Ward resident, is the daughter of retired Alderman Shirley A. Coleman and Pastor David Coleman. Her parents instilled in her the value of education; the importance of working hard; and the responsibility to helping others. These core values have navigated Stephanie to a successful point in life where she inspires others and is an agent of change in the community.

Dr. Jackie Sharp

Sharper Focus Consulting LLC

Dr. Sharp is the Chief Executive Officer of Lakeside Community Committee, a non-profit social service agency whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for children and families by inspiring hope, empowerment and growth within all whom they serve. Services are provided to abused and neglected children, their families, pregnant and parenting teen moms and their babies, traditional foster parents and relative caregivers.

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