3 “Civilized” Queens: ShySpeaks, Valese J, and Esther Calloway Present The Civilized Fest to Dallas, Texas 6/18/22

What is the “Civilized Fest?

The Juneteenth Edition will be a FREE 1-day family-friendly, tailgate-styled festival hosted in Dallas, TX, presented by Big Thought and ShySpeaks & Co, and powered by Heal America! 

It is a Concert, a Conversation, and a Community Resource Clinic all in one! The Civilized Fest's sole mission is to create a more civic-minded community and provide solutions for racial equity, all while celebrating Juneteenth, highlighting civic leaders, local resources, and the rich culture within our community.  

The Juneteenth Edition will be Hosted by Princess Pope of Guns & Roses Boutique and Media Maven Chadd Black!

Meet The Creative Visionary, ShySpeaks:

Shy Amos, also known as ShySpeaks, is an American hip-hop and spoken word artist. With her soulful voice, thoughtful lyrics, and irrepressible confidence, Shy is winning fans from San Francisco to the UK and nations. As evident in her mission, “…to treat the words artist, advocate, and activist as the same”, the female lyricist is expanding her catalog of inspirational music and poetry to showcase a fresh, universal sound. Shy is a very proud native of Dallas, TX. 

ShySpeaks has shared the stage with creators such as Ludacris, Torey Lanez, Tye Tribbett, Jeezy, Mali Music, and Grammy award-winning legend Bun B, to name a few.

She is currently a Brand Ambassador for Big Thought Non-Profit, You Go Natural, and has several other partnerships yet to be announced.

Stay updated on the latest news about the ‘artivist’ ShySpeaks by following her social media @shyspeaks and subscribing to her email newsletter!

Meet The Publicist, Valese J:

Valese Jones, the woman behind Sincerely Nicole Media, is from Birmingham, AL. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a Master's in Marketing and Management from Adelphi University. Jones now resides in Dallas, TX, where she was able to hone her talent and skills. She then noticed a lack of Marketing education for small business owners and brands. This was when Jones started her company, Sincerely Nicole Media, a Public Relations firm that offers Media Relations, Brand Management, Event Production, and much more. Her current clients have praised Valese for how easy she is to work with and how she can think ahead about the needs of her clients. She always puts them first and gives the best branding/business advice. If you need a Publicist who is dedicated and, at the same time, works out of love and pure intentions, Valese is your woman. She would love the opportunity to assist anyone ready to step up their business because your success is her success!

Meet The Entertainment Guru, Esther Calloway:

Esther Calloway is an Entertainment Professional & Owner of Boutique Booking Agency, E. Calloway Management in Dallas, Tx, and Artist Regional Operations Manager of Central North America at global concert company, Sofar Sounds. She is a published author of “The 61 Day Challenge to Better Habits.” She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and attended Midwestern State University. Her mission in this life is to spread God's love and ensure that her 17-year-old daughter, Madison has the tools to build healthy habits that continue to create a successful and fulfilling life.

It’s astonishing to see these 3 Queens dedicate themselves to being the change they wish to see through this community-building endeavor the world will soon know as The Annual Civilized Fest in Dallas, Texas!