Black Police Association of Greater Dallas 40-Year Anniversary Gala

The Black Police Association of Greater Dallas is hosting their 40th Anniversary Gala co-chaired by Senator Royce West and Toni Brinker Pickens, Founder and CEO of Operation Blue Shield, at the Hyatt Regency- Reunion Tower in Dallas, Texas, November 7th, 2015. VIP Reception for dignitaries and special guests will be held at 6:30 p.m. with Dinner and Gala to follow at 7 p.m. The Black Police Association of Greater Dallas will be honoring founding members of the organization as well as awarding community leaders who have made special contributions to the success of the organization over the past 40 years. The association is also proud to announce keynote speaker Michael Eric Dyson, named by Ebony as one of the hundred most influential black Americans, Georgetown Professor, author, New York Times Contributing Opinion Writer and MSNBC Political Analyst. Since 1975, the Black Police Association of Greater Dallas has worked to improve the working environment of law enforcement officers within the police and to enhance racial harmony and quality of service to all sections of the community. You can find the association carrying out its mission by volunteering to feed the homeless, providing thousands of dollars in scholarships to deserving students, hosting holiday toy giveaways, feeding needy families during holidays, mentoring children and young adults, hosting community events and being both advocates and activist for social and economic justice. The Black Police Association of Greater Dallas hopes to continue to bridge any gaps that remain between the police and the community striving forward for the next 40 years. The ticket price for the Gala starts at $60 or $600 for a table of ten. Purchase tickets at bpa40.eventbrite.com. For more information on the Black Police Association of Greater Dallas, please visit BPADallas.org.

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