All StArS Project of DAllAS cocktAil Benefit One Year Of Building Bridges TuesdaY,


All StArS Project of DAllAS cocktAil Benefit One Year Of Building Bridges TuesdaY,
All Stars Project of Dallas
Cocktail Benefit
One Year of Building Bridges
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
6:00 – 8:00 pM
Atrium at the
Dallas Museum of Art
1717 North Harwood
David Chard
Dean of the Annette Caldwell Simmons
School of Education and Human Development
at Southern Methodist University
$25,000, $10,000,
Host Committee
Jennifer Clifford
Community Philanthropy Officer,
Communities Foundation of Texas
Gabrielle L. Kurlander
President & CEO,
All Stars Project
Dr. Joseph Clifford
First Presbyterian Church
Carla Mack
CEO, Inspirium Consulting
Trey Hoobler
Young Leaders in Education
Hunter Hunt
President and CEO,
Hunt Consolidated Energy
Stephanie Hunt
Hunt Institute for
Engineering and Humanity
Buddy Jordan
President and Founder,
Ashwood Companies
Kim Kittle
Senior Vice President,
Bank Of Texas
Hank Neely
Partner, EY
Regina Nippert
Executive Director,
The Budd Center
Brian Smith
Transmission Services
Consultant, Oncor
Andrea Spica
Chris Street
SVP, All Stars Project
Michael Veale
David White
VP of Finance,
Sharyland Utilities
$1,000, $500, $250
Sales Director: Betsi Pendry, MPH [email protected] | O: 214-382-5890 | C: 214-551-4454
Hunter and Stephanie Hunt
Hank and RenÉ Neely
* in formation
Corporate & Foundation Donors
Communities Foundation of Texas
Dell Giving
Embrey Family Foundation
Hunt Cares
M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation
MetLife Foundation
Individual & Private Fund Donors
Krista W. Arnold
Julianna Bradley
Felicia S. Brooks
Bruce A. Buchanan
Joseph Clifford
John Cullins
Kathleen Delaney
Melinda R. Fagin
Kerry A. Griffin
Trey Hoobler
Ashley W. Jones
Tierney Kaufman
Patricia C. Kelly
Kennis Ketchum
Kimberly Kittle
Pamela Lee
Carla Mack
Yasmine Maige
Ronnie Mestas
Kevin Navarro
Hank Neely
Ellen Osburn
Melinda Poss
Janet Rogers
Rico Rossi
Sheryl Santos Hatchett
Rhonda A. Schornstein
Steven P. Seltzer
DeWayne Shambley
Brook Sikes
Brian Smith
Michael Sorrell
Andrea Spica
Candace Stern
Sara Street
Gail Terrell
Kelsel Thompson
Philip A. Trovato
Michael Veale
Michele F. Vobach
Michelle Ward
Sandra Wells
Cindy White
David A. White
Benjamin Wilkins
Alison Woods
One Year of Building Bridges
• Produced 3 All Stars Talent Shows in West
Dallas and South Oak Cliff
• Completed 24 weeks of door-to-door
community outreach
• 5000 people introduced to the All Stars
• Joined the Mayor’s Task Force Against Poverty
• Produced Dallas Dreams and Develops
Symposium and Afterschool Development
Education Roundtable in partnership with
SMU Annette Caldwell Simmons School of
Education and Human Development
• Joined The School Zone, flagship project of
SMU’s BUDD Center”
• Worked with over 50 volunteers
• Launched our first summer youth leadership
program – Young People Building Bridges
Across Dallas (YBBAD)
• Created youth performance and development
workshops in partnership with Boys and Girls
Club of Greater Dallas, Catholic Charities Santa
Clara Regional Community Center, Community
Council of Greater Dallas, Dallas Housing
Authority, First Presbyterian Church, Free The
Streets, Oak Cliff Family YMCA ,Trinity River
Mission, Wesley Rankin Community Center and
West Dallas Community Centers
DAllas overview
At the All Stars we transform the lives of youth and poor
communities using the developmental power of performance, in
partnership with caring adults.
The All Stars Project gives people the experiences they need to
both build bridges and to cross them. Utilizing the ground breaking
and innovative discoveries of the power of play and performance
to reinitiate growth and development, the All Stars Project – with
programs in New York City, Newark, Chicago, Bridgeport, CT,
the San Francisco Bay Area and now Dallas – has been a creative
and cultural force in developing young people and adults from
disadvantaged communities. Participants in the All Stars learn to
build new kinds of communities that bring poor people together
with those from middle class and more affluent backgrounds. In the
All Stars Project, everyone performs and gives, and by doing so,
develops. The All Stars Project not only creates bridges, but gives
people the key tool of performance that they need to cross them.
Dallas has beautiful bridges, both old and new. Let’s cross them, in
all directions, so we can develop together.
All Stars Project
of Dallas Programs
In the All Stars Talent Show Network (ASTSN), young people
ages 5-25 perform in and produce hip-hop talent shows.
Cheered on by audiences of family members, neighbors and
volunteers, they perform as rappers, singers and dancers and
participate in auditions, rehearsals and development workshops.
Young People Building Bridges Across Dallas (YBBAD) is a
leadership program where young leaders ages 16-25 participate
in workshops led by top professionals in business, finance and
performing arts. They learn how to successfully perform in
every aspect of life and gain skills and experiences necessary to
become a leader at school and/or in the community.
What our young people say
Daimon Woods, 17
West Dallas
All Stars Talent Show
Network Alumni and
Young People Building Bridges
Across Dallas graduate, 2014
“The All Stars Project is the bridge that you cross
from being your usual self to a new self and
taking what you experience and leading your
community to your bridge.”
ezakaya Steele,17
South Oak Cliff
Young People Building
Bridges Across Dallas
graduate, 2014
“In YBBAD young people learn how to
communicate and build relationships with others
so they can be successful and teach others how
to be successful.”
Sandra Hernandez,17
Young People Building
Bridges Across Dallas
graduate, 2014
“The All Stars Project impacted who I want to
be in life. I learned that it is important to open
up myself and express myself, because you can
open yourself up to new possibilities.”
Dominique English,18
West Dallas
All Stars Talent Show
Network volunteer
“Being a part of the All Stars gave me a chance
to give back to my community and something to
do. I like that because it also helps kids stay out
of trouble.”
All Stars Project of Dallas Partners
Hunter and Stephanie Hunt
Chairs, All Stars Project of Dallas Advisory Committee
“We really love the sense of bridge building that the All Stars Project brings to the community. We can’t
talk about a broader community if we don’t have everybody in the community involved. The All Stars
demands that everybody get in a room and talk and build those bridges.”
David Chard
Dean of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education
and Human Development at Southern Methodist University
“I am convinced that the launch of the All Stars Project, is something very big for our city. In the education
sector, we’ve known that educational attainment is impacted by poverty and impacts poverty. We are
good at looking at the measurement of academic achievement and academic outcomes for our students,
but we have not been as good at how we examine youth development and its impact on poverty and the
way it’s impacted by poverty.
That’s the kind of inquiry done by the All Stars Project and it’s important that we engage in this kind of
questioning. Now that they are here and in our city, we can have a different kind of conversation about
how to help our students and our communities - and I am very much looking to be a part of that.”
David White
VP of Finance, Sharyland Utilities
“To break the cycle of poverty for a child, sometimes all you need to do is change their trajectory in
life. The All Stars Project provides the child with the tools and motivations to change that trajectory in
a positive way.”
Hank Neely
Partner, EY
“Simply put, the All Stars Project is about changing young people’s lives by developing life skills and
exposing them to opportunities they may not otherwise see. ASP is already having a meaningful impact
in Dallas, which will become even greater as All Stars’ reach grows and expands.”
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by expanding and creating more opportunities for young
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One-Year Celebration on
November 18!
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All Stars Project of dallas • Attn: Betsi Pendry, MPH
501 Wynnewood Drive, Suite 100 Box #328, Dallas, TX 75224
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