Wrc Annual Gala '22
Keynote Speaker: April Hernandez Castillo
Theme: Purple With A Purpose
WRC Annual Gala
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April Hernandez - castillo
The theme for our 2022 Gala was "Purple With A Purpose". Our keynote speaker was actor, author, and advocate April Hernandez-Castillo. She shared with us how her experience with teen dating violence led to her finding her purpose in becoming a speaker and advocate.
The theme for our 2021 Gala was "An Evening of Hope". Our keynote speaker was author, speaker, and survivor Elizabeth Smart. After being abducted as a child for 9 months she was found by the police and safely returned to her family. She now shares her story and emphasizes that "hope always exists to find every missing child."
In 2018 our keynote speaker was Rev. Dr. Lori Walke, J.D.. Known for having a passion for social justice and public good. Lori is a strong advocate for the 2SLGBTQ+ community and lent her voice to the Women's March on Oklahoma in 2017 offering an invocation of resistance and solidarity.