There are many places to go to learn more about Dallas and North Texas. Here are a suggested few:

Organizations (open membership)

  • Dallas Regional Chamber (features programs on trade, business, politics, education and local, state, national and international issues)
  • Dallas Friday Group (features high level business executives and national opinion leaders as speakers with a focus on local, state and national public affairs)
  • Dallas Planning Council (features programs on planning issues)
  • Dallas 40 (a long-time Dallas public affairs group with focus on local issues)
  • Democratic Forum (features local, state and national speakers with Democratic party focus)
  • Leadership Dallas ( a year-long immersion into all things Dallas, application required)
  • Leadership DISD (brand new, with a focus on the Dallas ISD and education issues, application required)
  • The Dallas Assembly (founded in 1962 by a diverse group of leaders from the Dallas area, primarily between the ages of 30 and 50 years, who have demonstrated leadership in several areas of interest in the Dallas area, application required)



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