Opera Host Organization - Dallas, TX
The Housing Authority of the City of Dallas, TX (DHA)
is an agency that builds sustainable communities, offers updated
properties that residents are proud to call home, and provides a
stepping stone to self-sufficiency.
fosters community partnerships. The Lakewest Multipurpose Center
is a perfect example of how several agencies can work together under
one roof to serve the community. At the center, DHA has partnered
with the YMCA, Head Start, the Dallas Police Department, and Parkland
hospital. Clients can access recreation programs, day care, community
safety, health care information, and other services in one convenient
location. DHA residents can choose rental housing in the private
marketplace throughout the city with the use of vouchers or participate
in innovative programs that assist clients with homeownership.
DHA continues to meet its clients' needs in the most fair, effective
and efficient ways possible. With DHA assistance, residents will
continue becoming self sufficient, contributing citizens.
DHA will work with the following Participating Partners to host
this project in Dallas, TX:
- Paul Quinn College (Historically Black College) will open
their campus to public housing residents to host the simulcast presentation
of La Boh�me on Sunday, September 23, 2007. In addition,
an Opera Careers exhibit will be located in the lobby of auditorium
where attendees will receive information about careers in the opera.
- The Dallas Independent School District will participate
in a "Dallas Opera Day". "Dallas Opera Day" will be held at this
three public schools.
- Dallas Opera will facilitate educational session on career
opportunities in the field of opera and the story of La Boh�me for
public school students and public housing residents.
For more information:
- HUD Partnership with the Washington National Opera
- Washington National Opera (http://www.dc-opera.org/)
- Housing Authority of the City of Dallas, TX (http://www.dhadal.com/)
- Paul Quinn College (http://www.pqc.edu/)
- Dallas Independent School District (http://www.dallasisd.org)
- Dallas Opera (http://www.dallasopera.org/)
Content Archived: December 16, 2010