Born of fire, America burns again. But America has always burned; survival requires a clear reflection. Read more from Class of 2018’s Chequan Lews in the Dallas Morning News: https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2020/06/07/we-ask-if-people-are-for-or-against-the-riots-while-suffocating-the-real-question-why-are-we-burning/?fbclid=IwAR2JidZJ0dO-37zbKHIO2zRb8k-kRKPDfvACINcTfTcWbaC3omPNzKtQurk
June 29, 2020
We ask if people are for or against the riots while suffocating the real question: Why are we burning?
Chequan Lewis ('18).
Class of 2018
Chequan Lewis is a multidisciplinary professional who leverages significant experience as a lawyer and business leader to solve complex problems in both the private and public sectors. As senior director and counsel at Pizza Hut LLC, he manages the brand’s strategic efforts in domestic franchising transactions and administration and brand enforcement.
During PLS, Lewis focused on the revitalization and relaunching of the South Dallas Fair Park Opportunity Fund, an entity at the City of Dallas that directly invests public funds in the form of targeted grants and low-interest loans for small businesses and nonprofits serving this high-need, high-potential area. The Fund aims to further human and economic development in South Dallas by unlocking and fueling the community’s capacity to revitalize itself.