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Join Robert S. Kaplan, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas,
and Ambassador Ron Kirk, former Mayor of Dallas, 
as they discuss the local and regional economy and the benefits of social impact. Moderated by Tracy Merzi, Publisher of the Dallas Business Journal.

robert kaplan                                  ambassador ron kirk               tracy merzi
president                                           senior of counsel                    publisher
federal reserve bank of Dallas  gibson, dunn & crutcher        dallas business journal


our city | the "g" word: a historical look at gentrification

T.C. Broadnax                                 Sharon Grigsby                                  dr. elizabeth russ              
City Manager                                  Editorial Writer, Project Editor   Associate Professor   
City of Dallas                                Dallas Morning News                       smu


our responsibility: equity in education, health and housing

Michael Hinojosa                                                      Clay Jenkins                                
Superintendent                                                         Judge                                         
DISD                                                                               Dallas County                                  


Grit: Next Level Leadership

renee hall                        kathy doyle thomas      nina vaca                        alfreda norman
Chief                                  exec. vice president       ceo                                   senior vice president dallas police dept.         half price books            pinnacle                          fed. reserve bank
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Engage Dallas is open to all emerging leaders in the Dallas community.

Understand the structure of the city and learn from business, media and nonprofit leaders who envision a bright and collaborative future for Dallas. 

We will provide a platform, through editorial and educational content, for you to add your input and solutions into current issues facing our city.

Make the most impact in the City of Dallas through learning, connecting and serving together. 

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THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS


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volunteers:

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Photos from left to right:

Afternoon Action Session with Leadership ISD

Attendees of Engage Dallas

Mayor's Star Council Leadership Team with Mayor Rawlings

First Alumni Leadership Award given to Christie Myers for her work with Mayor's Rising Star Council

Photo Credit: Shelly Gammieri Photography

engage dallas 2017 executive summary

over 300 attendees

10 partner organizations connecting young professionals with their work in the city of dallas

Areas of focus: 
Healthcare, Arts, Homelessness, Racial Reconciliation, Business, Urban Revitalization, Education, Food Deserts, Community Impact, Advocacy

inspired by 13 leaders from the business, nonprofit and government sectors

 

click below to read the white paper written by larry D. terry II, Ph.d. 
msc class of 2015-2016

Photos from left to right:

Mark Cuban and Mayor Mike Rawlings

Our Responsibility Panel: Sharon Grigsby, Rev. Larry James, Charlene Lake, Moderated by Catherine Cuellar

Our City Panel: A.C. Gonzalez, Lee McKinney, Shawn Williams, Moderated by Susy Solis

City Council Member Adam McGough

Photo Credit: Shelly Gammieri Photography