AUGUST 8, 2013 - In This Issue:

Dallas Faces Race
The beginning of a sustainable forum on race in Dallas. The forum will bring together organizations to actively build their capacity to address racial equity and make change.     #Dfacesrace             

WORKSHOP: Racial Justice Leadership Institute for Arts & Culture Organizers

Join us September 18-19, 2013

Engage in key structural racism concepts and explore ways to tell compelling racial justice stories through the artistic and cultural products. DFR Partners only. Register Today!

Learn. Partner. Connect

Getting the most from your DFR Partnership requires action by the Partners. Don’t wait. Your organization will miss out on valuable information and relationships.
The Dallas Faces Race Partners List is a rich source of opportunity!
Each Partner has committed to collaborating with other Partners to build racial equity capacity. Don’t be shy!  Reach out to a Partner(s) and start collaborating! Here are a few ideas.  Choose one, choose all, but get started today.
  1. Call a Partner (Or, go for coffee!) and talk about ideas for using DFR Resources
  2. Have you registered for a Racial Justice Leadership Institute? Talk to a Partner about how to share the Training experience within your organizations.
  3. Planning an event on racial equity?  Post it on the DFR Shared Calendar and call a Partner to extend a personal invitation.
  4. Check the Partner list.  Do you know a nonprofit who could benefit from Partnership?  Invite them to be a DFR Partner and sign up today.
  5. Please have EVERYONE in your organization SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAILS by going to our homepage.
  6. Tell us about your Partner collaboration experience at or #Dfacesrace
JUSTICIA: The Struggle for Mexican American Civil Rights in Dallas, Texas 1920-2012

Panel: August 14, 2013 at 6pm
Join Dr. Catalina Garcia, for a panel discussion at the Latino Cultural Center. The panel will focus on the progress of Mexican-American women.

Exhibition: Now through Saturday, August 31 [Open 10am - 5pm]
The Dallas Mexican American Historical League will present a multimedia historical retrospective on the Mexican-American struggle for civil rights in Dallas during the past century. This exhibit will include video oral histories with local Mexican American civil rights leaders and will feature interactive historical timeline displays.
Latino Cultural Center 2600 Live Oak Street, Dallas, TX 75204

KING: A Filmed Record ... from Montgomery to Memphis is a landmark documentary and we need your help bringing it to Dallas! Reserve your ticket today for Wednesday, August 28th at 7pm. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970, King: A Filmed Record combines dramatic readings by Harry Belafonte, James Earl Jones and Paul Newman, among others, with newsreel and archival footage to create a powerful and comprehensive record of Dr. King's legacy and the American Civil Rights movement. King: A Filmed Record is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history.
Webinar Challenging Systematic Racism in the South
On July 23, 2013 the Applied Research Center (ARC) provided our first Dallas Faces Races webinar! If you missed it visit here to view the webinar recording. If you're looking for more tools please check out the ARC Toolbox, a monthly email that provides tools to make change. Click on the image above to view this month's message. Showing Up for Racial Justice also has an excellent Action Kit with short term and long term items we can do to help with racial justice. Thanks to our friends at SMU for championing Dallas Faces Race. Click Here to view notes from the our group discussion!
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