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4507 S Malcolm X Blvd
Dallas, TX 75215

June 3 & 4, 2022 Launch
Park Open June 3 - August 21st, 2022
Friday: 5PM - 9PM
Saturday: 11AM - 3PM

 
 

Hello there! Three months of transformation and programming is headed to an empty South Dallas lot at Malcom X Boulevard and Elsie Faye Heggins Street, and we want to hear from YOU!
 
The goal is to re-envision and reimagine an empty lot through a 90 day neighborhood-led placemaking event that will help residents and small business get creative with their public space. This trial will help create a safe, welcoming neighborhood space for all ages and backgrounds and will incorporate the current resident's vision for Malcom X Blvd. Additionally, we hope to test some ideas and get feedback that will be incorporated into the long-term vision for the neighborhood.
 
Together with you, The Better Block Foundation and Child Poverty Action Lab (CPAL) are working to bring your ideas to life and make South Dallas a more vibrant place to live, work, and gather as a community. Please reach out with any questions to Kristin Leiber at kristin@betterblock.org. 

VOLUNTEER WITH US!

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Did you miss the kickoff event?
Catch up with these videos!

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Live in the neighborhood?

Passionate about placemaking?

Want to get your hands dirty and make a visible change to your community?

Sign up for a volunteer workshop or two and help us build, paint, and create as we transform Malcolm X. All ages and skill levels welcome!

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The Malcolm X Plaza initiative is a free, family-friendly space that is open to the public. Come experience the vision of the neighborhood created by and for community members and give your feedback!

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Want to get involved or host an event in the space?

Have a question about programming? 

Want to chat in general?

 

Send an email to Rachel Tache at rachel@childpovertyactionlab.org