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Business Briefs: Dallas YMCA Launches Racial Equity and Innovation Centers

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas has received a $100,000 grant from Reliant to create Racial Equity and Innovation centers in nine Dallas YMCA locations. The funding will support the centers, as well as the Catalyst Initiative, the Y’s response to COVID-19.  

“It is consistent with the Y’s mission that we will lead in conversations about racial injustice and demand change in our communities,” said Curt Hazelbaker, president and CEO of the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas. “At this time, we are called to do more. We must look closely at the present, and demand a reality where race does not dictate health, longevity, safety, or well-being. We are grateful Reliant is joining us in our efforts to enact real change across North Texas. When we come together, we can and will make our communities better.” 

The centers will work to help combat racial inequities in the community, with the ultimate

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Amid debate to defund the police, Dallas County DA’s plan to divert mentally ill offenders does something better

It should not be against the law to be mentally ill. Yet the Dallas County jail is perennially the second largest mental health treatment facility in the state — trailing only its counterpart in Houston.



a close up of a person: Julie Turnbull, chief of the restorative justice division in the DA's office, understands that businesses need mentally ill and homeless individuals removed from their property. "Rather than arrest them at all, we want to engage them with services."n


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Julie Turnbull, chief of the restorative justice division in the DA’s office, understands that businesses need mentally ill and homeless individuals removed from their property. “Rather than arrest them at all, we want to engage them with services.”n

That unjustly grim statistic has been reported so often that many Texans brush right past it, just as we do the mentally ill individuals loitering outside convenience stores or asking for money in shopping center parking lots.

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But not Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot. He vowed after taking office to end another form of insanity: Tossing these suffering individuals onto the same old legal hamster wheel

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