Click Here for the 2012 Juneteenth Sponsorship FormThis year’s dinner themed: “Bridging the past, looking to the future” will honor local journalist, Kathy Clay-Little and raise funds for a UTSA endowed sholarship held in her name. Kathy passed away in 2011 at the age of 60 after years of activism dedicated to preserving and improving San Antonio’s East Side community and commerce. The Awards dinner was her way of recognizing local unsung heroes. This year, several local individuals from the San Antonio Juneteenth Association, the community, and corporate business have come together to ensure her legacy lives on.
Dallas District Attorney, Craig Watkins Texas’ first Black DA and recipient of the American Bar Association’s Norm Maleng Minister of Justice Award. Mr. Watkins is noted for opening his city’s files to the Innocence Project whose mission is to exonerate the wrongfully incarcerated.
|Charles E. Williams: Owner historical Landmark Coffee Shop and Cafe Will be honored with the Frederick Douglas Emancipationaward.Dorothy Collins: Retired educator Will be honored with the Harriett Tubman Courage award. Lamont A. Jefferson: Attorney, Haynes & Boone Will be honored with the Sojourner Truth Advocacy award.|