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Members of The Dallas 40 believe it is imperative to learn more about important community issues by “drilling down” into a subject … listening to, learning from and interacting with those who are leading the way. Our speakers, all prominent in their own spheres of influence, address our meetings to educate our members on these issues and to enable them to influence the direction of our community based upon informed choice. By providing entree to circles of business, professional and community leaders, The Dallas 40 affords its members and invited guests the opportunity to engage the community’s best and brightest in a dialogue that makes a difference. The Dallas 40 is a nonpartisan organization, with membership open to men and women of all ages.

Monday, November 10th

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Maggiano’s

“Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy”

Guest Speaker: Nakia Douglas
Principal, Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy

Nakia Douglas

Nakia Douglas

Mr. Douglas will speak on the progress of this unique, DISD initiative after 3 years.

The Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy, an all boy’s school, opened for the 2011-2012 school year. The Academy is located in the heart of Oak Cliff under the leadership of Mr. Nakia Douglas.

The campus motto is “The School of Today for Tomorrow’s Leaders.” The campus mission is, “To develop young men into impactful leaders through the development of their intellectual, moral, physical, social and emotional skills for the global society of tomorrow.” | Bio of Nakia Douglas


Guests are always welcome. We request a per-guest fee of $10. If a guest joins as a member on the day he/she attends a meeting, the $10 fee is credited against the dues fee. Annual Memberships are $60 per person or $100 per couple.

Maggiano’s, Northpark, 8687 N Central Expy, Suite 205, Dallas, TX 75225-4499 / Phone: 214-360-0707

Meeting is on the 2nd floor; a receptionist will direct you to the room. Surface, garage and valet parking are available. Maggiano’s entrance is on the south side of the mall. You can also enter from inside the mall.


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