Dallas, we elected a new mayor. Our work is not done
- Dallas Morning News, June 2019
Jerry Hawkins, the executive director of Dallas Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (with the support of the Kellogg Foundation, Embrey Family Foundation, Communities Foundation of Texas and many others) is thoughtfully inviting us into a different relationship with racial healing. His process acknowledges the complexity of the issues, is inclusive, and is already resulting in concrete action. Anyone can get involved; check out the website: dallastrht.org."
Regional Vignette: Communities Foundation of Texas
- ChangeAgent, January 2019
Beginning from a place of listening was important. Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) began working with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to understand its Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation model and how it might work in Dallas."
Dallas ISD Racial Equity Office co-hosts Dallas History Hackathon
- the hub, November 2018
The Dallas ISD Racial Equity Office, Dallas Truth Racial Healing & Transformation, City of Dallas Office of Equity and Human Rights, and Dallas Public Library hosted Dallas ISD students from South Oak Cliff High School and Kimball High School for the first ever 2018 Dallas History Hackathon."
Kellogg Foundation gives $1.75 million to promote racial healing in Dallas
- Dallas Morning News, June 2017
The Communities Foundation of Texas will use a $1.75 million grant to support racial healing in Dallas, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation announced Wednesday."
Here lies a Northwest Dallas graveyard you've never seen for the forgotten and formerly enslaved
- Dallas Morning News, September 2018
Thursday afternoon, in the cool shadow of tall trees, I stood with Jerry Hawkins, an educator and activist, outside that wrought-iron fence for a long time. We spent some of it in awed silence. Before then, I'd only seen a faded, second-hand photo of this plot, nestled now between apartment construction and a giant house on a public park. In person, I told Hawkins, the scene is surreal."