Friday, March 19, 2021

Dallas Mavericks provide basketballs and goals for migrant teens housed at Dallas convention center

The Dallas’ Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center is  where as many as 3,000 migrant youth are scheduled to be housed for up to 90 days. A portion of the convention center was opened arlier this week to serve as an emergency intake site for unaccompanied migrant teens who have arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas’ Rio Grand Valley.

Yesterday, a van and a pickup truck quietly arrived at the convention center. The van was adorned in Dallas Mavericks colors and insignias. In the bed of the pickup truck were two basketball goals.

The Mavericks and other Dallas organizations were asked to provide supplies for the teens for physical activity.


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