Project Unity

Organizer

Project Unity

Location

P.C. Cobb Field House
1702 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, TX, United States
Category

Date

Aug 27 2017

Time

02:00 PM

Together We Ball

Dallas Police, Pastors, & Community Leaders come together for a friendly game of basketball and community building! Basketball contests, DJ entertainment, face painting, Mavs ManiAACs, community education, giveaways & more!
The community is invited out to spend an afternoon of building relationships, participating in fun and educational activities for all ages and watching an entertaining game of basketball.

First 200 kids receive a concession ticket for a free meal.
First 250 youth/adults receive a free event t-shirt.
Free Goody Bags – Free Parking
Church and organization buses and vans are welcomed!
General game concessions available for sale.

Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
The event begins at 2 p.m.

Contest


Click below to sign-up for the community 3-Point Shoot Out or the Slam Dunk Contest!
Registration due by Thursday, August 24
Prizes awarded to the winners of both contests!
Must be 15 years or older.

Sign Up Now

Highlights


Face Painting
Bishop Dunne and Madison High School Basketball Exhibition Game
Mavs ManiAACs Entertainment
Kids on the Court with the SMU Women’s Basketball Team
Music Entertainment by DJ Ivy
Dallas and DISD Police Department Information Stations
Free T-shirts to the first 250 youth and adults
Free concession tickets to the first 200 kids
and More!

Roster


Coaches

  • Ira Terrell, All American Retired NBA Player
  • Sam Perkins, All American Retired NBA Player

Assistant Coaches

  • Lady Jade, K104 Radio Personality; Former Basketball player
  • Tomasz Kwiatkowski, PlainsCapital Bank, Business Development Officer; Former SMU Center, Poland Professional League

Pastors and Community Leaders Team

  • Richie Butler, Clergy, St. Paul UMC
  • Arthur Jones, Clergy, St. Andrews
  • Ray Williams, Clergy
  • Payton Parker, Clergy, St. Luke UMC
  • Bryan Carter, Clergy, Concord Church
  • Michael Mauldin, Upper Room Dallas
  • Juan Weekly, Clergy, Soul’s Harvest Church
  • Bryan Dunnigan, Clergy, Highland Park Presbyterian
  • Phil Dieke, Clergy, Highland Park UMC
  • Maurice West, Paul Quinn
  • Miguel Solis, School Board Trustee
  • Judge Brandon Birmingham, 292nd Judicial District Court
  • Rob Crain, Dallas Bar Association
  • State Representative Victoria Neave
  • Marcus King, Disciples Central Community Church
  • Paul Simon, President, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Dallas ISD, Dallas and DART Police Player Line Up

  • Officer Victoria Tsalikis
  • Officer Yvette Fernandez
  • Officer Montie Pearson
  • Officer Paul Mitchell
  • Officer Justin Jones
  • Senior Corporal Jacob Holmes
  • Sgt. Cheryl Matthews
  • Officer Le Chau
  • Officer Allison Brockford
  • Officer Portia Wilson
  • Officer Israel Marquez
  • Sgt. Robert Munoz
  • Sgt. Cedric Roach
  • Officer Marcus Gamble
  • Officer Terrance Bailey
  • Officer Ricky McClellan
  • Officer. Christopher Brock

Old School Free Throw Line Up

  • Jerry Alexander, Past President, Dallas Bar Association
  • Byron Bonds, Urban Specialists
  • Junius Dotson, General Secretary – Discipleship Ministries, UMC
  • Mitchell Glieber, President, State Fair of Texas
  • Dr. Michael Hinojosa, Superintendent, Dallas ISD
  • David Huntley, Sr. Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, AT&T
  • Terri Isaacs, Salesmanship Club
  • Bernadette Nuttall, Trustee, Dallas ISD
  • Steve Pickett, CBS11/KTVT
  • Keith Vinson, Vice President Operations, YMCA, Mooreland
  • Hiawatha Williams, CEO/Founder, Williams Chicken
  • Attorney Heath Harris, Dallas Former Assistant DA
  • Jason Rodriguez, Assistant Chief of Police, Dallas ISD Police Department
  • Charles ‘Pete’ PetersonDistrict Director, Boy Scouts of America, Circle Ten Council
  • Diane Gibson, Miss Community

Sponsors & Partners


Media Partners


Hourly Schedule

2:00PM - 3:00PM
Community Hour
High School Exhibition Basketball Game
Face Painting
Balloon Artists
Kids Coloring Station
Dallas PD and Dallas ISD Community Outreach Stations
Kids and Kops Autograph Station
3-Point Shoot Out Contest
DJ Entertainment & Music
Giveaways & More!
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Pre-Game Hour
Face Painting
Balloon Artists
Kids Coloring Station
Dallas PD and Dallas ISD Community Outreach Stations
Kids and Kops Autograph Station
Mavs ManiAACs Entertainment
Community Dance on the Court with Police
Slam Dunk Contest
Kids on the Court with SMU Woman’s Basketball Team
Player Draft
4:00PM - ~
Featured Basketball Game
Pastors, Community Leaders and Police Basketball Game
Old School Free Throw
Live Entertainment