Dallas National Youth Hiring Day
Thursday, May 16, 2019; 1pm – 5pm; Gilley’s; 1135 S Lamar, 75215. Free. Workforce Solutions sponsors this event where thousands of jobs await young people. Many companies will be interviewing. Help w/resumes & dress; interview-coaching, and more. Dress for success and bring your resume. Register: https://nationalyouthhiringeventday.eventbrite.com
Mayoral Run-Off Forum
Thursday, May 16, 2019; 6:30pm – 8pm; Paul Quinn College; 3837 Simpson Stuart, 75241. Free. Mayoral Candidates Eric Johnson and Scott Griggs, face-off about Southern Dallas issues in a forum co-sponsored by the NAACP, CitySquare, Paul Quinn, and Anti-Poverty Coalition.
African Diaspora New Dialogues: Poetry Reading
Thursday, May 16, 2019; 7:30pm; South Dallas Cultural Center; 3400 S. Fitzhugh, 75210. Free! Roger Reeves, poet, author, and University of Illinois professor, is the featured guest performer for a night of illuminating poetry. His works, including “King Me” is called “bold”, “harrowing”, and “testaments to strength”. Contact: 214-670-8117.
Coffee with Cops
Saturday, May 18, 2019; 10am – 12noon; 7 McDonald’s locations including: 4223 Illinois, 75211; 5403 Ross, 75206; and 125 E Camp Wisdom, 75232. Free. Meet Dallas police officers working in your community for coffee and conversation. Let them know what’s going on in your community. Sponsored by DPD and McDonalds. Contact: 214-671-4048.
Owl Fest Community Festival
Saturday, May 18, 2019; 10am – 2pm; Burleson Elementary School, 6300 Elam Rd. Free. Music, Food, Pony Rides, Games, Bike Rodeo, Arts & Crafts, plus health and dental screenings, summer camp info, and cooking demonstrations.Contact: 469-269-8181.
2019 Malcolm X Festival
Runoff Forum: Mayoral and District 7 & 9 Candidates
District 7 Public Meeting: Criminal Justice Reform
Fair Park Merchants Association Meeting
Thursday, March 23, 2019; 12noon; St. Martin’s Place; 2603 MLK, Jr, Blvd, 75215. Members Free. Non-members, $10. Lunch included. All Fair Park-area business owners are invited to attend and join. District 7 City Council candidates Tiffinni Young and Adam Bazaldua are invited to discuss their economic development plans, and reps from Fair Park First will provide an update on Fair Park. Contact: Jim Slaughter; 214-500-4233.
South/Southern Dallas Resource Guide Available
Vendor Recruitment: Juneteenth Celebration
If you represent a business or organization that wants to get your message before thousands of people attending this year’s Juneteenth Celebration, Wednesday, June 19th; 2pm – 7pm, MLK, Jr. Center, sign-up now. Booths are $50, paid by Visa, Mastercard, or AMEX gift cards, only. Food vendors must abide by Health Department guidelines.
Contact: Natashia Cooper, 214-670-8417 x8501.
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