Grand Prairie Mayor Ron Jensen invites residents to the semi-annual Mayor's Community Table. This series of dining events hosted by Mayor Ron Jensen are designed to bring people who are dissimilar together to get to know each other over a meal.
Upcoming Mayor's Community Table
Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Ruthe Jackson Center, 3113 S. Carrier Parkway.
Cost: The cost of the dinner is $10 per person.
The city assigns seating to achieve a mix of diverse ages, backgrounds, ethnicities and races.
"I wanted to start something that everyone in the community, regardless of differences or similarities, would feel welcome to attend. If we get to know someone's background, we're more likely to see and appreciate their point of view." - Mayor Ron Jensen
The National League of Cities (NLC) has recognized the City of Grand Prairie as one of the nation's best in implementing programs that promote cultural diversity within their community. The City of Grand Prairie's "Mayor's Community Table" program earned the first place award in the 100,001-400,00 population category by the 2016 NLC City Cultural Diversity Awards Program. Read more.