Local Progress, The Center for Popular Democracy
Board Member (Fair Park Resident)
Ovidia Evelyn Amaya – Co-Chair; Sonya Woods Rose – Co-Chair
Jason Brown – Chair
The Honorable and Mrs. George Bush
Ambassador Ron Kirk, Matrice Kirk, Margo Ramirez Keyes, and Jim Keyes
Alyssa Arnold, Ann Barbier-Mueller, Alexi Barbier-Mueller, Oliver Barbier-Mueller, Dan Biederman, Lindsay Billingsley, Hal & Diane Brierley, David H. Cain, Ben Casey, Jr., Adrienne Faulkner, Veletta Forsythe-Lill, Chuck & Cindy Gummer, Chris Heinbaugh, Amy Johnson, Jim & Margo Keyes, Roy Lopez, Brian Luallen, Christina B. Lynch, Peter Lynch, Peter F. Lynch, Adair Margo, Keith Manoy, Ken Maxwell, Cappy & Janie McGarr, B.J. Murchison-Coffman, Scott Murray, Lydia Novokov, Ashley Pearl, Dev Rastogi, Keith Rhodes, Kirby Schlegel, Heather Stevens, Trevor Tollett, Raul Varela, and Jim & Vicki Briley White
Ted & Gloria Akin, Val Bashour, Netta Blanchard, Laurel Deware, Adrienne Faulkner, Majorie Hopkins, Vicki Howland, Ashley Akin Pearl, James A. Smith, Dr. Phil & Bobbie Sue Williams, Vivian Young
Margo R. Keyes, Chair; Ovidia Evelyn Amaya, Ann Barbier-Mueller, Adrienne Faulkner, Veletta Forsythe-Lill, Darren L. James, Cappy & Janie McGarr, Ashley Pearl, Sonya Woods Rose
Spectra provides their clients access to a network of partnerships and integrated services that infuse operational excellence, unlock incremental value and enhance the customer experience. Spectra prides themselves on superior service, strong relationships and a client-focused approach that delivers innovative solutions across a wide range of sports facilities, convention centers, performing arts centers, state fairs, cultural institutions, private events and much more.
Biederman Redevelopment Ventures Corporation creates, redevelops, and operates parks, neighborhood streetscapes, and public spaces in mixed-use developments in 29 states and six countries. BRV was a major consultant in the planning programming and management of Klyde Warren Park in Dallas and will oversee programming at Fair Park. BRV’s founder and president, Dan Biederman, gained national prominence for his transformation of New York City’s Bryant Park. Biederman transformed a neglected, crime-ridden, drug-filled, dangerous midtown Manhattan space, into one of America’s grandest urban parks. To learn more about BRV, click here.
Empowering Communities in South Dallas. In the City for Good will manage community outreach and engagement by strengthening relationships between the park and its neighbors and convening a local advisory group to make recommendations for Spectra and Biederman’s work. Advisory group members may include leaders from area schools, churches, nonprofits, businesses, neighborhoods associations, and local city officials. Our efforts will also help to extend Fair Park’s redevelopment benefits into surrounding neighborhoods, including through publicizing Fair Park’s job training and internship programs to residents of the community.
K Strategies is an award-winning public relations firm recognized for our success in developing effective and influential public relations, public engagement and diversity programs that empower organizations and engage stakeholders. Our reputation for excellence and years of building relationships with diverse communities makes us the go-to firm for results oriented public relations services.
Rise360 Consulting is a full-service consulting firm that collaborates with people and organizations who change lives through philanthropy. We specialize in helping our clients build brands, develop campaigns, and create capacity. We believe this is achieved by matching purpose with passion. The values that guide our work are integrity, collaboration, rigor, and creativity. We know that through service to our clients, we change our communities for the better.
Studio-MLA is a design studio with more than 25 years of experience integrating landscape architecture, urban design, and planning to create places that inspire human connection, unite communities, and restore environmental balance. Studio-MLA, in partnership with renowned Dallas landscape architects Studio Outside, internationally award-winning architect Allison Grace Williams, FAIA, and acclaimed Dallas-based architects and historical narrative storytellers buildingcommunityWORKSHOP, make up the core design team for the new Community Park.
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