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The Families First Resiliency Movement is harnessing the power of community change agents to take actions to break down barriers. Barriers to equity. Barriers to inclusion. And, in turn build up opportunities for justice and resilience.

May 12, 2022 - 6:00 pm
The Georgia Aquarium



Chief Meteorologist at WGCL/CBS46


Teresa Rivero

Lead Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Ivan Shammas

President & General Manager, Univision Atlanta

Peter Williams

Director | Head of Community Strategy & Engagement for BlackRock Atlanta


Bentina Terry

SVP, Georgia Power


The Community Impact Award

Wendy Stewart,
President, Global Commercial Banking
Bank of America

The Social Equity Award

Kevin Greiner,
Pres. & CEO
Gas South

The Making a Difference Community Service Award

T. Dallas Smith
Founder & CEO
T. Dallas Smith & Company

The Montag Family Volunteerism Award

Mary Yates
Community Advocate & Families First Supporter

The Legacy Award

Patricia Whatley Showell
Community Leader & Families First Supporter

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Dining for a Difference is part of the Equitable Communities Create Resilient Communities Series to CONNECT and ENGAGE around social equity, diversity, and inclusion and the power of resilience to create equitable communities. Thank you to our Equitable Communities Create Resilient Communities Series’ Sponsors for your support!