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Join us Saturday, September 25, 2021, for an Emergency Rental Assistance Event!For more information visit: bit.ly/dallas...
09/16/2021

Join us Saturday, September 25, 2021, for an Emergency Rental Assistance Event!
For more information visit: bit.ly/dallasrentFAQ

For evictions legal assistance visit: dallascityhall.com/eai

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 38 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local reso...
09/10/2021
Equity and Inclusion Newsletter #38

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 38 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local resources for your every need during the COVID-19 pandemic. To subscribe to the newsletter click here: https://tinyurl.com/yanofu4m

Equity and Inclusion Newsletter #38 City of Dallas sent this bulletin at 09/09/2021 05:05 PM CDT Equity and Inclusion Newsletter September 9, 2021 | Issue 38 Español Message from the City Manager and Chief of Equity and Inclusion Dear Residents of Dallas, #WelcomingWeek2021 is upon us! From Septemb...

Join us today, September 9, 2021, for an Emergency Rental Assistance Event!For more information visit: bit.ly/dallasrent...
09/09/2021

Join us today, September 9, 2021, for an Emergency Rental Assistance Event!
For more information visit: bit.ly/dallasrentFAQ

For evictions legal assistance visit: www.dallascityhall.com/eai

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 37 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local reso...
08/26/2021
Equity and Inclusion Newsletter #37

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 37 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local resources for your every need during the COVID-19 pandemic. To subscribe to the newsletter click here: https://tinyurl.com/yanofu4m

Equity and Inclusion Newsletter #37 City of Dallas sent this bulletin at 08/26/2021 05:05 PM CDT Equity and Inclusion Newsletter August 26, 2021 | Issue 37 Español Message from the City Manager and Chief of Equity and Inclusion This week the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine received full Food and Drug Admin...

Happy Women's Equality Day! On August 26, 1920 the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted guarante...
08/26/2021

Happy Women's Equality Day!

On August 26, 1920 the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted guaranteeing women the right to vote in America.

#NationalWomensEqualityDay
#19thAmendment

Happy Women's Equality Day!

On August 26, 1920 the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted guaranteeing women the right to vote in America.

#NationalWomensEqualityDay
#19thAmendment

As students return to K-12 school and head back to college, we are hosting an event to inform parents about the potentia...
08/23/2021

As students return to K-12 school and head back to college, we are hosting an event to inform parents about the potential dangers and causes of human trafficking on August 27, 2021.

Meeting Link: https://bit.ly/3jOkSJq

Students who are without home internet have the opportunity to apply for a high-speed free home internet connection for ...
08/18/2021
Free Home Internet

Students who are without home internet have the opportunity to apply for a high-speed free home internet connection for the 2021-2022 school year. Learn how to apply below!

Free Home Internet City of Dallas sent this bulletin at 08/18/2021 02:30 PM CDT Free Home Internet DISD students who are without home internet have the opportunity to apply for a high-speed free home internet connection for the 2021-2022 school year. Home connectivity is being offered to support stu...

Let’s plan together!
08/17/2021

Let’s plan together!

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 36 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local reso...
08/13/2021
Equity and Inclusion Newsletter #36

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 36 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local resources for your every need during the COVID-19 pandemic. To subscribe to the newsletter click here: https://tinyurl.com/yanofu4m

Equity and Inclusion Newsletter #36 City of Dallas sent this bulletin at 08/12/2021 05:00 PM CDT Equity and Inclusion Newsletter August 12, 2021 | Issue 36 Español Message from the City Manager and Chief of Equity and Inclusion Dear Residents of Dallas, The delta variant is proving to be a threat u...

Join us on Monday, August 9, 2021, at 1pm an ADA Community Meeting will be held for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention ...
08/05/2021

Join us on Monday, August 9, 2021, at 1pm an ADA Community Meeting will be held for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas Master Plan!

Join us on Monday, August 9, 2021, at 1pm an ADA Community Meeting will be held for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas Master Plan!

On July 31st, the CDC eviction moratorium expired. Below are three things that every tenant must know when they are conc...
08/02/2021

On July 31st, the CDC eviction moratorium expired. Below are three things that every tenant must know when they are concerned about paying their rent.

For legal assistance, visit:
dallascityhall.com/eai

For rental assistance, visit:
dallasrentrelief.com

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 35 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local reso...
07/29/2021
Equity and Inclusion Newsletter #35

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 35 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local resources for your every need during the COVID-19 pandemic. To subscribe to the newsletter click here: https://tinyurl.com/yanofu4m

Equity and Inclusion Newsletter #35 City of Dallas sent this bulletin at 07/29/2021 05:00 PM CDT Equity and Inclusion Newsletter July 29, 2021 | Issue 35 Español Message from the City Manager and Chief of Equity and Inclusion Dear Residents of Dallas, Increased vaccination efforts across the City a...

Free seminar on emergency rental assistance programs!
07/28/2021

Free seminar on emergency rental assistance programs!

Dallas Police Department Office of Community Affairs is hosting My College Life Campus Safety Fair.  Saturday July 24, 2...
07/22/2021

Dallas Police Department Office of Community Affairs is hosting My College Life Campus Safety Fair. Saturday July 24, 2021 10am-12pm at 1400 S. Botham Jean Blvd. Parents are invited to attend with their students.

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 34 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local reso...
07/15/2021
Equity and Inclusion Newsletter 34

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 34 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local resources for your every need during the COVID-19 pandemic. To subscribe to the newsletter click here: https://tinyurl.com/yanofu4m

In this edition of our Equity and Inclusion Newsletter we continue to connect our communities to mental health and wellness resources available to them. In accordance with #BIPOCMentalHealthMonth, our social media efforts are focused on breaking down mental health concepts for everyone.

The Dallas Police Community Affairs Unit will be hosting the 1st Annual Community Forum-Health & Safety Fair in a collab...
07/15/2021

The Dallas Police Community Affairs Unit will be hosting the 1st Annual Community Forum-Health & Safety Fair in a collaborative partnership with the Southwest Patrol Division, on Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Please see the flyers:

It’s not too late to provide your input on the future of I-345! The virtual public meeting is available until 11:59PM on...
07/14/2021

It’s not too late to provide your input on the future of I-345! The virtual public meeting is available until 11:59PM on July 22nd. See the flyer for more information or visit the study’s website at: www.345study.com

It’s not too late to provide your input on the future of I-345! The virtual public meeting is available until 11:59PM on July 22nd. See the flyer for more information or visit the study’s website at: www.345study.com

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 33 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local reso...
07/02/2021
Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue #33

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 33 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local resources for your every need during the COVID-19 pandemic. To subscribe to the newsletter click here: https://tinyurl.com/yanofu4m

As summer comes to the city and the temperatures continue to climb, take advantage of the numerous summer enrichment opportunities available for your little ones and teenagers, from the comfort of your home or at the various recreations centers across the city! The city is proud to sponsor various r...

Join the City of Dallas Office of Homeless Solutions and Council Member CaseyThomas II for a discussion on Racial Equity...
06/23/2021

Join the City of Dallas Office of Homeless Solutions and Council Member CaseyThomas II for a discussion on Racial Equity and Homelessness.

Date: June 29, 2021
Time: 11am to Noon
Join At: bit.ly/3gOyqV7

Join the City of Dallas Office of Homeless Solutions and Council Member CaseyThomas II for a discussion on Racial Equity and Homelessness.

Date: June 29, 2021
Time: 11am to Noon
Join At: bit.ly/3gOyqV7

Want access to high-speed internet in your neighborhood? Help Internet for All make this possible by sharing your experi...
06/21/2021

Want access to high-speed internet in your neighborhood? Help Internet for All make this possible by sharing your experience in a survey – you’ll also be entered to win up to $1,500 in prizes!*

Internet for Dallas is an initiative led by Internet for All, a collaborative of more than 40 leaders in the community working to provide all Dallas County households with reliable, high-speed internet.

*All surveys must be completed and submitted by July 5 in order to be eligible for a chance to win a gift card. Limit one entry per person. One winner will be selected at random and contacted via email.

Want access to high-speed internet in your neighborhood? Help Internet for All make this possible by sharing your experience in a survey – you’ll also be entered to win up to $1,500 in prizes!*

Internet for Dallas is an initiative led by Internet for All, a collaborative of more than 40 leaders in the community working to provide all Dallas County households with reliable, high-speed internet.

*All surveys must be completed and submitted by July 5 in order to be eligible for a chance to win a gift card. Limit one entry per person. One winner will be selected at random and contacted via email.

In honor of #Juneteenth , we honor the end of slavery and reckon with its ongoing impacts in @living_cities new storytel...
06/19/2021
Reckoning With Race:

In honor of #Juneteenth , we honor the end of slavery and reckon with its ongoing impacts in @living_cities new storytelling initiative with @gumbo_media: #ReckoningWithRace. Explore these beautiful, interactive stories with us!

https://preview.shorthand.com/ns4FGDqZrJw9shKz

A Storytelling Initiative by Living Cities + Gumbo Media

Looking for meaningful ways to commemorate Juneteenth? Check out this list of celebrations and educational opportunities...
06/18/2021
Meaningful ways to commemorate Juneteenth in Dallas (2021) - Dallas City News

Looking for meaningful ways to commemorate Juneteenth? Check out this list of celebrations and educational opportunities you can participate in this weekend.

Juneteenth, observed each year on June 19, is recognized as the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Celebrations occur nationwide and date back to 1865. In Dallas, Juneteenth celebrations in the 1890s and early 1900s once took place at the private Emanc...

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 32 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local reso...
06/17/2021
Equity and Inclusion Newsletter #32

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 32 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local resources for your every need during the COVID-19 pandemic. To subscribe to the newsletter click here: https://tinyurl.com/yanofu4m

This Saturday, June 19th marks the 156th commemoration when enslaved people in Texas learned of their newfound freedom. Enslaved individuals in the State of Texas were the last to know of their emancipation but the first to establish Juneteenth celebrations. On June 19, 1865, Union Major-General Gor...

Did you fall behind on rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic?Help is available. Landlords can apply on behalf of their t...
06/16/2021

Did you fall behind on rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic?
Help is available.

Landlords can apply on behalf of their tenants, too.

Check out the eligibility requirements and apply: https://dallasrentrelief.com/

¿Te has quedado atrasado con la renta por razón de COVID-19?
Podemos ayudar.

Propietarios también pueden aplicar en nombre de los inquilinos.

Revisa los requisitos de elegibilidad y aplique: https://dallasrentrelief.com/

Did you fall behind on rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic?
Help is available.

Landlords can apply on behalf of their tenants, too.

Check out the eligibility requirements and apply: https://dallasrentrelief.com/

¿Te has quedado atrasado con la renta por razón de COVID-19?
Podemos ayudar.

Propietarios también pueden aplicar en nombre de los inquilinos.

Revisa los requisitos de elegibilidad y aplique: https://dallasrentrelief.com/

Senate passes bill to make Juneteenth a national holiday commemorating the emancipation of African Americans in Texas on...
06/16/2021
Senate breaks stalemate, passes bill to make Juneteenth a national holiday

Senate passes bill to make Juneteenth a national holiday commemorating the emancipation of African Americans in Texas on June 19, 1865.

Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn spearheaded the effort with Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston.

https://bit.ly/3cJED26

Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn’s bill that would make Juneteenth a federal holiday passed the Senate Tuesday by unanimous consent after Sen. Ron Johnson, ...

The City of Dallas Office of Equity & Inclusion invite you to attend the Jewish Community Relations Council’s JUST Conve...
06/11/2021
2021 Just Convos Program 2

The City of Dallas Office of Equity & Inclusion invite you to attend the Jewish Community Relations Council’s JUST Conversation on Health Equity on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 4:15 p.m. CT via Zoom.

This is a unique program to connect with fellow emerging leaders of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds in our greater Dallas community to build bridges and connect with others outside of our usual networks.

The program will feature a conversation between Guwan Jones, the Chief Diversity Officer at Baylor Scott & White and Dr. Philip Huang, the Director & Health Authority for Dallas County Health and Human Services. Space is limited in order to promote an engaging and purposeful conversation.

Please see the flyer attached for more details and a link to register below. We hope to see you there!

Online registration for 2021 Just Convos Program 2. Online registration ends June 16th 2021.

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 31 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local reso...
06/04/2021
Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 31

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 31 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local resources for your every need during the COVID-19 pandemic. To subscribe to the newsletter click here: https://tinyurl.com/yanofu4m

June is a month of celebration for various reasons. It has been nationally designated as Pride Month and Immigrant Heritage Month. Collectively, our unique identities and experiences contribute to the growing acceptance of those once deemed outsiders. We honor those whose lives were claimed by hate....

There is $18 million in rental assistance being administered by DHA to help eligible Dallas residents who have been adve...
06/01/2021

There is $18 million in rental assistance being administered by DHA to help eligible Dallas residents who have been adversely impacted by #COVID19. http://www.dallascitynews.net/emergency-rental-assistance-program-provides-18-million-dallas-residents-dha-housing-solutions-north-texas

There is $18 million in rental assistance being administered by DHA to help eligible Dallas residents who have been adversely impacted by #COVID19. http://www.dallascitynews.net/emergency-rental-assistance-program-provides-18-million-dallas-residents-dha-housing-solutions-north-texas

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 29 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local reso...
05/06/2021
Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue #29

The Equity and Inclusion Newsletter Issue 29 is now available! Explore our compilation of Federal, State, and Local resources for your every need during the COVID-19 pandemic. To subscribe to the newsletter click here: https://tinyurl.com/yanofu4m

The resilience of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in Dallas is undeniable. The history of AAPI people in Texas, particularly Dallas, is rich and layered. It is largely believed that the first Asian in Texas was a Filipino fisherman by the name of Francisco Flores that settled and t...

City of Dallas is no longer requiring appointments for vaccinations at The Potter’s House Vaccination Hub site. Resident...
04/28/2021

City of Dallas is no longer requiring appointments for vaccinations at The Potter’s House Vaccination Hub site. Residents can still register in advance, but appointments are no longer necessary.

Appt. link (optional): dallascountycovid.org
Address: 6777 West Kiest Boulevard

City of Dallas is no longer requiring appointments for vaccinations at The Potter’s House Vaccination Hub site. Residents can still register in advance, but appointments are no longer necessary.

Appt. link (optional): dallascountycovid.org
Address: 6777 West Kiest Boulevard

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