The Center Table Fall Harvest series—presented by The Mark Cuban Foundation, The Dirk Nowitzki Foundation, The Heroes Foundation and North Texas Food Bank—held a drive-up event on Thursday morning at the Mark Cuban Heroes Basketball Center. Over 400 families were given boxes of food including potatoes, carrots, and other holiday staples. The event was open to people who live in the surrounding neighborhoods, including Cedar Crest, south Oak Cliff, southern Dallas County, and Joppa.
Joli Robinson has dedicated her career to the larger conversations and policies around affordable housing and equitable neighborhood development. Earlier this fall, she stepped into her new role as VP of Government Affairs & Public Policy at the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. Joli brings with her everything she learned while leading the Dallas Police Department Office of Community Affairs, where her work was focused on listening well and developing solutions with residents.