Behind any of our awards, recognition, or news coverage is a community full of willing hearts, a corps of caring hands, and a lot of hard work. Here's a look back at some of the accomplishments spotlighted in 2017!
Children and parents from Jubilee Park performed Shakespeare's The Tempest at Dallas Theater Center as part of the Tony Award-winning Public Works program-- stay tuned for box office details on this year's performance! (3/4/2017)
NBC did a profile on Jubilee's affordable housing program, and how the neighborhood has changed over time. You'll recognize some of the interviewees! (3/6/2017)
FC Dallas and Chase surprised the kids with a donation of new soccer equipment and some pop-up clinics with professional players. The kids loved learning that one of the FC Dallas players is from Wylie... a hometown hero in their eyes! (3/9/2017)
Jubilee was named the regional recipient of SMU's Luminary Award for impacting the lives of families through excellence in education. (3/21/2017)
HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson visited Jubilee Park with his wife and other dignitaries to see first-hand how Jubilee improves lives and strengthens community. (3/31/2017)
CEO Ben Leal was named one of Dallas Business Journal's 40 Under 40. (5/18/2017)
Rounded out a sports-themed week of Jubilee's STEAMing through Summer camp, former MLB players visited to offer a half-day baseball clinic for 165 campers! (7/19/2017)
Jubilee opened the first and only free mental health clinic in South Dallas in partnership with Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas. (7/28/2017)
Jubilee hosted a Back to School Bash with Saint Michael & All Angels and AT&T, including a visit from the mobile Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame, the Mavs Dancers and ManiAACs, and virtual reality soccer games by 300lbs of Creative! (09/14/2017).
My Sweet Charity, the Digital Media Sponsor for our 20th Anniversary Gala, featured Jubilee's Sponsor Soiree honoring top gala supporters, Host Committee members, and Young Friends of Jubilee at the beautiful home of Monica and Joe Eastin. (09/26/2017)
Jubilee CEO Ben Leal was named a top-three finalist for CNM Connect's Night of Light Non-Profit Leader of the Year. (10/10/2017)
Jubilee and its community are so thankful for the successful 20th Anniversary Gala, described by PaperCity as both 'rocking' and 'impressive'! (Psst... click here for more fabulous photos.) (11/04/2017)
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram highlighted Jubilee as the model for community revitalization work under way in Tarrant County, with a follow-up video. (11/29/2017)
My Sweet Charity's annual My Sweet Wish List featured Jubilee's Community Outreach Manager Samantha Campbell and our Seeds of Hope Program. (12/18/2017)
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