January 21, 2021 (DALLAS, TX) – Next week, Tuesday, January 26th, at 2:00 p.m. CST the Dallas Mavericks will virtually host the fourth HUDDLE conversation, presented by UT Southwestern Medical Center, focusing on the topic of “Helping Dallas Rebound: COVID-19 Vaccine and Rebuilding Businesses”.
A panel of community leaders including Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce President, Harrison Blair, UTSW Associate Dean of Faculty Diversity, Dr. Quinn Capers IV and Parkland Health and Hospital System Senior Vice President, Dr. Vivian Johnson will join HUDDLE Board Members Michael Finley and Nick Van Exel, and Mavs CEO Cynt Marshall as she moderates the discussion to address the community roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine and touch on how to breathe life back into the local small business community.
The HUDDLE is a virtual event and open to the public to attend upon registering. The panelists will take part in conversations with participants watching, listening and engaging remotely. Panelists will discuss the impact of COVID-19, access and information about the vaccine and how to lend a helping hand to local small businesses that need it most due to the pandemic. Viewers will be able to engage virtually and submit questions for the panelists during the HUDDLE.
WHAT: THE HUDDLE: Honesty. Unity. Diversity. Dialogue. Listening. Equality.
TOPIC: Helping Dallas Rebound: COVID-19 Vaccine and Rebuilding Businesses
WHEN: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. CST
REGISTRATION: To register for the virtual event, visit Mavs.com/TheHUDDLE or CLICK HERE.
There is no charge to watch the live stream, however registration is requested. For more information, visit Mavs.com/TheHuddle.
In December, the Mavericks held the third HUDDLE to discuss the topic of “Huddling Around Homelessness & Hunger” with Minnie’s Food Pantry Founder, Dr. Cheryl “Action” Jackson, CitySquare President and COO, Dr. John Siburt and City of Dallas Interim Director of Office of Homeless Solutions, Kevin Oden. To watch the recording of the third HUDDLE, click here.
The HUDDLE is a monthly courageous conversation series as a part of the Mavs Take ACTION! Plan that launched in June to address racial inequities and promote social justice in the DFW community. It is a gathering that creates a safe space for dialogue and the opportunity for individuals to learn and unite with a diverse group of current and former Dallas Mavericks players, team representatives and community figures with the goal of eliminating racial divides, uplifting communities and empowering future generations.
To read more about the Mavs Take ACTION! plan and all that has been accomplished to date, visit mavs.com/mavstakeaction.
ABOUT THE DALLAS MAVERICKS: The Dallas Mavericks are a first-class global sports and entertainment organization providing memorable experiences for fans worldwide. The Mavs compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Western Conference and play at American Airlines Center under the direction of Coach Rick Carlisle, General Manager Donnie Nelson, CEO Cynt Marshall and Owner Mark Cuban. Since the inaugural season in 1980-81, the Mavs have won three division titles, two conference championships and one NBA championship in 2011. In addition to on-court success, the Mavs are committed to making a difference in North Texas through community programs and the Mavs Foundation. For more information on Dallas Mavericks players, staff, stats and tickets, visit mavs.com.