Explore Our Issues
The CitySquare Advocacy team actively supports legislation, appropriations and programs to address issues within our organization’s four operational pillars: hunger, health, housing, and hope. Learn more about our work and the issues we're focused on below.
Reverend Gerald Britt visits the Good God Podcast to speak with Host George Mason about racial justice.
- Episode 64: Gerald Britt and Racial Justice
- July 18, 2019
CitySquare Advocacy Day
On March 6, 2019, CitySquare Advocates traveled from Dallas to Austin to speak to legislators about the issues that matter most to our neighbors. Watch the short video below recapping our trip.
Our Advocacy Team takes a look at which bills passed and which failed during the 86th Texas Legislative Session in this series of ultra-short informational videos.
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CitySquare works each Census cycle to inform and empower our neighbors. Participation in the Census is vital to accurate electoral representation. Results from the Census drive many funding decisions within our government. Below, hear Reverend Gerald Britt's message on the importance of the Census.
Interested in our work to encourage Census participation?
Some Fear Undercount As Texas Decides Not To Spend Money On 2020 Census
July 16, 2019 | NPR
You can also read Reverend Britt's recent op-ed on violence in our city, published in the Dallas Morning News, by clicking here.
If you'd like to learn more about our work on this issue, or connect with Reverend Britt, please contact us.
2019 is shaping up to be one of the most violent years in Dallas history. A record number of homicides has neighbors and leaders concerned. CitySquare has heard and shares these concerns. We are focused on understanding the problem and advocating for those who feel its impact most.
Below, find a segment from a recent episode of the Urban Engagement Podcast in which Reverend Britt discusses the situation.
2019 Homicides in Dallas
The map to the right plots the locations of homicides reported thus far in 2019.
Click on a pin to read more information about the incident, including the victim's name and age, the date and location of the crime, and notes and links for additional information.
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