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24HourDallas Overview

24HourDallas began as an initiative of the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association. The GDRA is the North Texas chapter of the Texas Restaurant Association.

The all-volunteer 24HourDallas debuted January 4, 2020 following nearly five years of urban growth conflicts affecting the nighttime economy in the City of Dallas.

On May 5, 2020, 24HourDallas incorporated as a stand-alone 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to fully embrace all of the opportunities and challenges of making a safe, vibrant and diverse nighttime culture for businesses, residents and guests in Dallas.

More than 100 volunteers and 50 businesses and organizations comprise the 24HourDallas team.

24HourDallas Media Releases

January 6, 2020 — Restaurant Association to Introduce Anti-Trafficking Program During Dallas County Commissioners Court Presentation

24HourDallas Media Coverage

January 7, 2020 — A sign of hope: How Dallas restaurants are stepping up to fight human trafficking. The Dallas Morning News (editorial)

January 7, 2020 — Organización de restaurantes en Dallas presenta una herramienta para combatir el tráfico de personas. Univision 23

January 14, 2020 — New signs at restaurants hope to help victims of human trafficking. WFAA-Channel 8

January 16, 2020 — Restaurants, Motel 6 Launch Fight Against Human Trafficking. Bisnow

Media Contacts

Randall White, Director
(214) 457-0615

24HourDallas YouTube Webinars

June 29, 2020 — What Dallas restaurants, hotels, the arts, more need to recover

24HourDallas, Hotel Association of North Texas, Greater Dallas Restaurant Association, and AT&T Performing Arts Center hosted a Zoom Happy Hour/Webinar with Dallas Councilmembers Casey Thomas and Adam Bazaldua.

Other panelists were Hotel Association of North Texas Executive Director Traci Mayer, Greater Dallas Restaurant Association President-Elect Christopher Aslam, AT&T Performing Arts Center Vice President of External Affairs Chris Heinbaugh, and Advisory Committee Chair and 24HourDallas Founder Randall White.

June 9, 2020 — Covid-19 Economic Recovery and the Restaurant/Hospitality Sector in Dallas County

The Greater Dallas Restaurant Association and 24HourDallas hosted a Zoom Happy Hour/Webinar with Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Dr. Philip Huang.

Other panelists included Texas Restaurant Association CEO and President Emily Williams Knight, Ed.D.; Greater Dallas Restaurant Association President David T. Denney; and Greater Dallas Restaurant Association President-Elect Christopher Aslam. 24HourDallas Founder Randall White served as host and moderator.

8 1/2" x 11" Coronavirus Face Covering Signs

Help stop the spread of COVID-19 in your place of business. Download and print our signs in English and in Spanish.

Face coverings required inside

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