Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

Initiative Aims to Grow South Dallas’ Grassroots Nonprofits

Posted by Heather Noel

When Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders started in 2011, priorities were on cultivating its mission of workforce and leadership development and building the nonprofit’s structure.

Then, like many other budding nonprofits, focus rested mostly on helping clients.

“We did all those things …

Social Entrepreneurs Vie for $100K in ‘Shark Tank’ event ‘With a Heart’

Posted by Heather Noel

Five social entrepreneurs will be competing in a Shark Tank-style pitch contest April 6 at The Bomb Factory in Dallas. 

During “OneUp the Pitch,” social entrepreneurs will present their solutions to community issues in front of five …

The Epic Will Revive

Historic Deep Ellum Building

Posted by Lance Murray

Construction has begun on The Epic, a mixed-used, transit-oriented development in Deep Ellum that will incorporate one of the area’s most-historic buildings into its fiber.

The development is a project of Westdale and KDC, and will sit on an …

On Tap: State of Higher Education, South Side Art Walk, & Entrepreneur Summit

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you.  As always, events may change at any time, so check event website

National Videogame Museum to Celebrate 1st Birthday

Posted by Julia Falcon

The National Videogame Museum turning 1 in April, and it will be hosting a weekend full of events to celebrate. 

Admission is free on April 1 and 2, and activities will include gaming tournaments, photo opportunities with cosplay characters, and …

Essilor Names Innovator Finalists in ‘See Change Challenge’

Posted by Heather Noel

Essilor wants to find ways to increase access to vision care around the world, especially in developing countries, and it may have found just the innovators to do it. 

Through its “Essilor See Change Challenge,” the French ophthalmic optics company …

Downtown Dallas Shines on List of Cities Making a Comeback

Posted by Lance Murray

In 1965, British singer Petula Clark’s hit song Downtown painted a lyrical image of a place you could go to lift your spirits “when you’re alone, and life is making you lonely.”

The song was hit, but its depiction of …

Panel Tackles Entrepreneurship
at Festival of Ideas Forum

Posted by Lance Murray
panel

Photo: The DEC


A panel of leading entrepreneurs
from the Dallas-Fort Worth area will address issues facing the entrepreneurial community Tuesday at the Entrepreneurial City Community Forum.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, 311 …

White Rabbit Red Rabbit:
Unique Play Comes to Fort Worth

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas and Fort Worth theater lovers will get the chance to experience an innovative and unique play when Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour’s White Rabbit Red Rabbit comes to North Texas.

“Nassim Soleimanpour brings the international voice to our theater that

Children Can Breathe Easy with Asthma 411 Program

Posted by Julia Batlle

A new program is reducing the consequences that arise as a result of asthma in students. 

With children having to miss school after severe asthma attacks that often lead to 911 calls, Tarrant County leaders and educators are working to …