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In The News
The “Dr. Phil” Show
One Community was pleased to have the “Dr. Phil” show come to one of our town hall gatherings where community members and local first responders gathered to discuss improving the Dallas-area community.
Toni Brinker TEDx Talks
Toni Brinker talks about the importance of revitalizing our communities and public safety at the 2015 TEDxOStateU event, April 10, 2015, on the Oklahoma State University Campus.
Fox4 News Introduces One Community
We have changed our name to One Community. We are bringing law enforcement, first responders, civic leaders and citizens together to build safe, secure and thriving communities for everyone. Thank you to Clarice Tinsley and Fox4 News.
Chief Spivey on Shop Talk KXAS Channel 5
One Community’s Shop Talk program engages and promotes communication and trust between first responders and owners and their customers of barbershops and salons, in underserved neighborhoods. Super proud of our partnership with Irving PD and Chief Jeff Spivey.
One Community Makes Summer Camp Possible
One Community partners with the City of Mesquite Police Department to create an unforgettable camp experience for twenty-five kids celebrating summer. Another perfect example of UNITY in our commUNITY!
Cielo Ranch Learning Center
A safe, secure place where students can gather after school, holidays & summer break. Thanks to Cheryl Rischer, her team & the involvement of Dallas Police Department Youth Outreach Group for their excellent mentoring, tutoring, counseling and guidance.
“We’re All In Together” San Angelo
Dale Vazquez, Downtown San Angelo Business District, and Toni Brinker, One Community, discuss the importance of neighborhood leaders, citizens, law enforcement and first responders working together for a better world. One Community – San Angelo’s staff, SA Fire Department, SA Sheriff Dept, SAPD and business leaders bringing the message to the surrounding West Texas area. Special thanks to Concho Valley Media.
Run With Heroes
Superhero citizens and first responders run and walk together in a sign of mutual support and unity. This fun event assists and supports the goal of breaking down barriers and dispelling stereotypes, which help our communities grow stronger. Take a look at this video from our most recent race.
Good Morning Texas
On July 7, 2016 the city of Dallas struggled to cope after the ambush and shootings of five Dallas police officers who were in charge of crowd control at a peaceful protest. Operation Blue Shield d/b/a One Community discusses how citizens, first responders and law enforcement can move forward and unite for the common good.
OBS Plays Important Role for Dallas and Beyond
It’s not uncommon today to witness a war of words on our streets, but when it boils over into a barrage of bullets the obvious question is: how can the city move forward?
National Police Week Grand Prairie
During National Police Week 2016 Operation Blue Shield, the Grand Prairie Police Department and citizens worked together wrapping blue and yellow ribbons on trees throughout a Grand Prairie, Texas neighborhood, in a show of support and unity. A special thanks to everyone for their participation.
LIFE Today TV
Toni Brinker the founder of One Community makes a visit to Life Today TV to discuss what drives her to building One Community and many of the programs within it. Listen to her amazing story and find out how you can get involved today.
Paul Quinn College “Power of One” Lecture
The Power of One lecture series brings people together to create positive dialogue in order to strengthen our neighborhoods and work together as one community. It’s about hope, building strong neighborhoods and connecting with what’s good in all of us.
CW33 Operation Blue Shield Kick-off
At the AT&T Performing Arts Center on Presidents Day 2015, Operation Blue Shield kicked off its efforts to unite the community and rebuild bridges of trust between law enforcement, first responders and the community. People from across the city participated in a blue and yellow balloon release.
Fox 4 News Dallas Police Department
We were pleased to have former Dallas Chief of Police David Brown make an appearance on Fox 4 News to discuss all of the great things One Community (formerly known as Operation Blue Shield) is working on to help share the good messages and stories coming from first responders around the country.