Deep Ellum Community Associa…
2630 Commerce Street
The Deep Ellum Community Association is an all-volunteer community group working to help keep Deep Ellum as a diverse, urban, sustainable walking neighborhood built upon a culture of independent creativity. We believe Deep Ellum is the soul of Dallas, and work to help keep it that way through projects that help promote the neighborhood, its residents, businesses, artists, musicians, history, and culture.
DECA's projects include
- The Deep Ellum Texas marketing campaign and business outreach
- The Deep Ellum Facebook pages and social media sites
- The MADE (Mural. Art. Deep. Ellum) Project
- The TunnelVisions project.
- Deep Ellum Urban Gardens (through DECA's DUG Committee)
- Deep Ellum Mural Planters
- First Sunday at Sons community get-togethers and Holiday Parties
- Deep Ellum Art Festival's "Deep Ellum Texas" area.
- 45 Fund (in memory of Frankie Campagna and Adam Carter, to help artists and musicians cope with drug, alcohol, depression, and suicidal thoughts).
- Deep Ellum Support Group
- Deep Ellum "Raise the Arts” Drive (with Life in Deep Elum)
- Deep Ellum Merchandise Sales (Handmade Deep Ellum T-shirts, etc.)
- Bike Friendly Deep Ellum
- Deep Ellum History Project (launching now)
- Advocacy on behalf of community with city
- Resident commnication through online resources (www.nextdoor.com). Project just starting.
DECA works diligently to get all neighborhood organizations, businesses, property owners and residents working together for the betterment of our community.
DECA meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm, at Life in Deep Ellum. and holds a monthly "!st Sunday at Sons" at community get-together on the first Sunday of every month at Sons of Hermann Hall.
Our current board of directors includes the following:
- Breonny Lee
- Cathryn Colcer
- Frank Campagna
- Jim Rogers
- Kellan Warren
- Kelly Clemons
- Kelsea Miles
- Michelle McLaughlin
- Paula Harris
- Rachel Triska
- Sean and Melanie Clancy
- Sean Fitzgerald
- Trey Carmichael
For questions or for more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.