Friendship-West Baptist Church (2020 W. Wheatland Rd, Dallas, Texas 75232) has been designated a “Super Site” for voting in Dallas County during early voting and on election day. Early voting begins on October 13, 2020 and ends on October 30, 2020. Election Day is November 3, 2020. With 150,000 square feet, Friendship-West has enough space to allow
Special to The Dallas Examiner The Department of Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization’s popular Home Improvement and Preservation Program distributed applications Oct. 6. Due to COVID-19, the program has been retooled to accept paper applications. Applications will be available at the following locations from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 to Oct.
By EMMA PLATOFF The Texas Tribune Voting rights advocates and civic groups have filed two separate federal lawsuits to block Gov. Greg Abbott’s last-minute order that prohibits Texas counties from providing more than one drop-off location for voters casting absentee ballots. Late Friday, the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans, the get-out-the-vote group BigTent
DESOTO– In honor of National Principals Month, DeSoto ISD is honoring its principals who are key to the success of its school system. During this month, the district will celebrate its principals’ innovative leadership and tireless pursuit of successful outcomes for students. DeSoto ISD, like school districts across the world, faced a myriad of new challenges
Special to The Dallas Examiner The Dallas City Council voted to adopt an approximately $4 billion FY 2020-21 budget during the Sept. 23 Council meeting. The budget was influenced by recommendations from residents, faith and education leaders, community activists, neighborhood groups, the City Council and other stakeholders. More than 7,000 Dallas residents participated
Council Member Casey Thomas, II issues a statement about City funding available for community organizations to address root causes of poverty: “Due to overwhelming response from the residents of Dallas to address the root causes of poverty, the City of Dallas has made funding available in the 2020-21 budget to do just that. “In the
On Sept. 1, seven days before Dallas ISD students began remote learning, the district announced that students would need to return to their schools in person for three hours during the month of September to take the MAP test. Why did Dallas ISD ask my children to take a test at school when schools are closed because of the pandemic?
Special to The Dallas Examiner The State Fair of Texas is proud to hold the first virtual Big Tex Job Fair, in partnership with Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas, Goodwill Industries of Dallas Inc., and Communities Foundation of Texas. The virtual job fair will provide opportunities for the South Dallas community and the Fair’s
Special to The Dallas Examiner The DEC Network to distribute $1.1 million through Dallas Small Business Relief Fund The DEC Network, formerly the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, in collaboration with the Communities Foundation of Texas and LiftFund, will distribute more than $1 million of forgivable loans to entrepreneurs through the Revive Dallas Small Business
By DIANE XAVIER The Dallas Examiner In order to help the nation move forward to live in unity despite the recent racial unrest in the United States, Project Unity, a local non-profit organization to help heal the racial divides in Dallas, launched a national initiative called Together We Can. The initiative was co-founded