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24HourDallas Overview

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

The TRA is the leading business association for Texas' $52.4 billion foodservice industry, which spans over 43,000 locations throughout the state and employs a workforce of 1.2 million – 12% of the state’s employment.

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.

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

Media Contacts

Randall White, Director
(214) 457-0615

Greater Dallas Restaurant Association
Jerry Walker, Executive Director
(972) 671-4372

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

Thank you Greater Dallas Restaurant Association and Elettore.