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A Seat at the Table: A Community Conversation & Strategy Session

A Seat at the Table: A Community Conversation & Strategy Session
Event on 2018-10-27 09:00:00
Join us for an exciting one-day workshop that brings together community advocates, alongside South Dallas residents, to discuss issues on community expansion, racial justice, and education. Featuring a community fish fry and Keynote Speaker, rapper and activist, David Banner. Free for South Dallas Residents! Are you a non-profit professional serving people who live in South Dallas? Join us Saturday, October 27 as we 'flip the script' and spend the day listening to South Dallas residents, their needs, their wants, and how we can serve the community better. We know that the Dallas non-profit organizations are a tight-knit group of professionals dedicated to making sure that everyone who lives in Dallas, lives well. This is an opportunity for your organization to walk the walk and send up to two representatives from your staff or board to talk with South Dallas residents about the shifting housing landscape, policing and its impact, parents impacting education, and an opportunity to have one-on-one conversations to find out the direct impact of your work on individual community members, as well as the larger perception of your organization as a whole.  Schedule for the Day: 9:00 Doors open – Registration 10:00 Program begins 10:30 David Banner, Keynote Address 11:00 Q&A w/ David Banner 12:00 Breakout Sessions w/ Fish Fry Lunch 12:10-1:15 Session 1 1:30-2:30 Session 2 2:30-3:00 Closing Session- Where Do We Grow From Here SESSIONS OFFERED: Urban Design, Designed with You In Mind: Session led by Dr. Terry Flowers, Perot Family Headmaster for St. Philip’s School and Community Center, and Julie Saqueton, Director of St. Philip’s Foundation, detailing the growth of South Dallas and St. Philip’s immediate neighborhood. The session will include ways for residents to get involved with the design, economic growth, and expansion of their neighborhood, as well as how residents can become ambassadors for the community. The Story We Share: An intimate setting with advocates and community members that details how community work is shaped through both the real time needs/experiences of residents and the inspiration of advocates. This session is designed for advocates to hear the first-hand account of residents' experiences and for those residents to understand the motivation and strategy of those who advocate on their behalf. Facilitators: Clyde Valentin (SMU) and Robbie Esteban (Young Leaders/Strong City) Policing and Our Communities: How to protect and serve our needs: This session is designed for residents to have an opportunity to voice their experiences and needs in a relaxed community setting with members of DPD. Our Community Health is Our Wealth: In this session, we will take a look at the greatest debilitating health factors plaguing the South Dallas community and what resources are available to residents. Facilitator: LaSheryl Walker, Community Center Coordinator, St. Philip’s School and Community Center Generation Next: What does education need to look like in order to truly prepare today's youth for their futures? How can we create more humane, wholistic learning environments? Generation Next asks the tough questions necessary to develop strategies that are student success centered. 

at St. Philip’s School and Community Center
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Dallas, United States

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MEASURE | Big Data & Community Policing Conference 2018

MEASURE | Big Data & Community Policing Conference 2018
Event on 2018-08-23 17:00:00
Join MEASURE, Friendship West Baptist Church and Next Generation Action Network for the 2nd Big Data & Community Policing Conference, a three-day event where attendees will participate in panel discussions by experts in the fields of law enforcement, social advocacy, research and technology. In partnership with Mark43, this symposium will explore current and emerging efforts to improving the relationship between citizens and police through uses of data that increase transparency, build community trust, and strengthen accountability. Donations for Big Data & Community Policing will be applied to the cost of the conference and any remaining funding will help MEASURE meet its annual mission and goals. Who Should Attend? Law enforcement leaders, activists, tech developers, students, analysts, concerned citizens, and stakeholders. Why Attend? The goal of “Big Data & Community Policing ” is to highlight the best in thought leadership as we pursue the next generation of community policing. Check out an overview of our agenda below: DAY 1 | Thursday – August 23, 2018 5pm-7pm Networking Mixer – Fairmont Hotel Downtown Dallas DAY 2 | Friday – August 24, 2018 4:30pm-8:30pm Big Data & Community Policing Symposium – Friendship West Church Keynote Speaker: Chief Renee Hall of the Dallas Police Department DAY 3 | Saturday – August 25, 2018 8am-3pm Big Data & Community Policing Training & Workshops *All programming will be finalized by June 1 Check In begins at 9:30am breaking at 12:30pm for the Networking Expo What Will You Learn? Topics will vary by panel, but attendees will learn directly from experts about the advancements in smart policing initiatives and modern technology adoption that will be critical in ensuring effective community building through transparency and the collection of better data. Panels will discuss the following: How Big Data is helping police departments better connect with the citizens they serve How Big data can be used as a best practice for accountability and reform What can we do to promote and recognize the best behavior in officers and how can that be measured How Big Data can better tell the story of police engagement scenarios How Big Data can make connections and detect patterns so police can prevent and solve crime How Big Data is allowing police to better understand diverse cultures AND MORE! Shared knowledge is what makes Big Data work! Current and Past Participating Sponsors & Partners (List is constantly being updated) Mark43 Dallas Police Department Huston-Tillotson University Austin Police Association American Society of Evidence-Based Policing Renee Mitchell Urban Institute Vera Institute Austin Justice Coalition Austin Police Department Pflugerville Police Department Houston Police Department Travis County Sheriff's Dept Travis County Constable Precinct 1 Presenting Sponsor Mark43 BDCP Supporter ASEBP BDCP Supporter Huston-Tillotson University] BDCP Supporter Dallas Police Department

at Friendship-West Baptist Church
2020 West Wheatland Road
Dallas, United States

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SPCA of Texas is hosting a FREE community pet wellness event

SPCA of Texas is hosting a FREE community pet wellness event
Event on 2018-01-13 08:00:00
The SPCA of Texas is hosting a FREE community pet wellness event on Saturday, Jan 13, 2018, at Pasturas Los Alazanes, 1821 S St Augustine Rd, Dallas, TX 75217! They’re offering no-cost DHPP/FVRCP and rabies vaccines, as well as free spay/neuter sign-ups for pets living in zip codes: 75116, 75134, 75203, 75207, 75208, 75210, 75211, 75212, 75215, 75216, 75217, 75223, 75224, 75226, 75227, 75228, 75232, 75233, 75236, 75237, 75241, 75249, and 75253! The Community Wellness Event will be from 8 a.m. – noon and is first come, first served, no appointment necessary. The goal is to help over 200 animals during the event. If you have additional questions please call the SPCA of Texas at 214-742-7722.

at Pasturas Los Alazanes
1821 S St Augustine Rd
Dallas, United States

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Community Disaster Preparedness Workshop

Community Disaster Preparedness Workshop
Event on 2017-10-14 12:00:00
Are you prepared for a disaster?Have you ever thought about what you or your family would do if there was an public emergency? Register to attend a free Community Disaster Preparedness workshop presented by the City of Dallas, Office of Emergency Management to learn more about:                 – Different types of disasters or public emergencies                 – Meanings to outdoor warning sirens and alternative ways to receive emergency alerts                 – How to plan for an emergency                 – How to build a emergency supply kit                 – How you can participate in your Community or Dallas Emergency Response Team (CERT / DERT) This workshop will cover several planning exercises so do bring your immediate family members or community and/or HOA members to create a plan together.  Their input can be very valuable towards these planning exercises.   Please register each person that will be attending.   Each participant will also receive a free portable emergency preparedness kit.   Workshops will be held at Audelia Road Branch Library (Dallas Public Library System) on: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM FAQs   (Frequently Asked Questions) Will these two workshop dates contain different materials? No, each will have the same material presented.  The only difference is that one workshop is offered during the week night and the other during the weekend afternoon.   How can I contact the organizer with any questions? For question regarding the informational contents of the workshop contact Dallas Office of Emergency Management at (214) 670-4275 or email: OEM@dallascityhall.com.  If you have questions regarding registration or anything else, please contact the adult services librarian, Liz Kwan, at elizabeth.kwan@dallascityhall.com or by calling (214)670-1350.  

at Audelia Road Branch Library
10045 Audelia Road
Dallas, United States

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Community Audited Public Space (CAPS) Downtown Dallas: Facilitator Training

Community Audited Public Space (CAPS) Downtown Dallas: Facilitator Training
Event on 2017-02-25 13:00:00
Help facilitate buildingcommunityWORKSHOP's downtown Dallas Community Audited Public Space event!  We are in need of facilitators to help guide 3 person groups during a community wide public space audit on March 25th.   Join us on Saturday, February 25th, for a CAPS facilitator training. We will meet at [bc]'s office to review the auditing process, then [bc] staff will lead small groups in conducting an audit of one block before returning to [bc]'s office. Refreshments will be served.   Please note that if sign up for a facilitator training, we ask that you sign up to facilitate at least one audit event on March 25th.  About Community Audited Public Space (CAPS) These events will gather vital information on the quality of sidewalks and streetscapes to help inform planning efforts in downtown.  Public knowledge is indispensable in understanding the experience of place within the city.  The CAPS exercise will reinforce the community led advocacy already taking place and help to spread tools and strategies for documenting and addressing issues in downtown's public spaces and sidewalks.  To register for the community wide event, click here. This initiative is supported in part by Downtown Dallas Inc. (DDI) and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts visit www.arts.gov.  To find out more about Downtown Dallas Inc, visit http://www.downtowndallas.com/.

at bcWORKSHOP
416 S Ervay St
Dallas, United States

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North Crow River News community calendar

North Crow River News community calendar
Wright County Tea Party meeting MARCH 1 – Sue Jeffers, radio talk show host on KTLK 100.3 FM, will be guest speaker at the Wright County Tea Party meeting, set for 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 1 at the Buffalo Airport located at 1309 County Rd, 134 (just north of Menards). For information, call Steve Northenscold at 320-963-5520, send an e-mail to wrightcountyteaparty@hotmail.com …
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One-on-One with World 8-Ball champion Dennis Orcullo (VIDEO)
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Eastday-French new FM outlines his diplomatic priorities
PARIS, March 1 — France’s diplomatic priorities includes rebuilding the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and promoting the development of Africa, the new French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said on Tuesday.
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LETTER: Support music at community theater

LETTER: Support music at community theater
I can¿t think of a better way to kick off this kind of entertainment then with the ¿Divas¿ of San Angelo.
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Texas Community Colleges Leery of Guns on Campus

Texas Community Colleges Leery of Guns on Campus
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Sisk handles adversity
Nearly three years ago, Texas A and ‘M pitcher Lindsey Sisk had it all. After being recruited around the nation, the Murrieta, Calif. native chose to attend national powerhouse Arizona to try and help win the program’s ninth Women’s College World Series. S…
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Prison Costs
Texas lawmakers are facing a budget shortfall projected to be at least $ 15 billion. It’s not something they like to talk about in public—some even use convoluted math to deny any shortfall exists—but behind the scenes they are scrambling to find some solution.
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One word keeps Anthony Graves from receiving compensation
Anthony Graves is innocent everywhere but on the one piece of paper that counts.
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Queen’s court members look forward to representing festival, community

Queen’s court members look forward to representing festival, community
Florida Strawberry Festival queen’s court members say they are counting their blessings.
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CONCERT: Sasquatch sold out
If you haven’t purchased tickets for the Sasquatch Music Festival yet then you’re out of l
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Council postpones April’s cycling festival
Bathurst Regional Council has decided to postpone the Mount Panorama Cycling Festival.
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which austin community college is closest to longhorn landing apartments?

Question by Alaina: which austin community college is closest to longhorn landing apartments?
longhorn landing is located at 1515 Wickersham Lane, Austin, TX 78741-3161

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Answer by lone_star_lovely
The Riverside campus is closest. It’s about 2 miles away.

http://www.austincc.edu/rvs/

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