Shannon Lewis, President, Dallas NAACP Youth Council (TX)

Shannon served as a panelist on the BIPOC Adult Sibling Roundtable, November 18, 2020. We appreciate her insight and transparency during this important discussion. Learn and connect with her below!

Shannon Lewis is a dedicated and faithful young Christian leader who has set the bar for modern trailblazers. Her life objective is that she will be a service to all mankind by volunteering her time and God-given talent in the community in which she lives. She was born to LEAD!

Currently, Shannon serves as the International Vice President of the Common Black College Application Student Ambassadors Program. She also serves as the President of the Dallas National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Youth Council. She is a recipient of numerous prestigious awards including the DFW 20 Under 20 Girls in STEM and AREA Community Service Award. She is a part of many organizations such as Leaders of Tomorrow, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, The Kenny Beaver Foundation and TBOC Pearls Ministry just to name a few. She was also given the opportunity to study STEM abroad in Dubai for 10 days. In addition, Shannon has accumulated over 1,000 hours community service hours.

Shannon anticipates graduating in June 2021 with her Associates Degree in Science from Cedar Hill Collegiate High School. After high school her plans are to attend an Historical Black College or University so that she can pursue her dream career as a Physician Assistant. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family, shopping, doing makeup and giving back to the community in which she lives.


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The BIPOC Adult Sibling Roundtables are a bi-monthly event co-hosted by the Sibling Support Project, Special Needs Siblings and Sibling Leadership Network.

November 18 launched the first of a series of sibling discussions dedicated to expanding the inclusion and diversity of the sibling support community. The series highlights the experiences, insights, perspectives and stories of Black, Indigenous, and Other People of Color who have brothers and sisters with disabilities.