Mayor Eric Johnson with mascots Big Little Tex, Victor E. Green, Champ, and McGruff the Crime Dog during the press conference - Screenshot

Special to The Dallas Examiner

On Wednesday, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson announced the details of the 26th Annual Mayor’s Back to School Fair during a press conference at Dallas City Hall at 10 a.m. The event provides Dallas students and families with essential school supplies, valuable services and other resources free of charge. The Mayor’s Back to School Fair will be on Friday, Aug. 5 at Fair Park. Families must pre-register by July 29 in order to attend and receive supplies.

The Fair is a collaborative effort between the City of Dallas, and Dallas-area schools, state and county agencies, nonprofits, corporations and community volunteers. Together, their efforts aim to ensure every student will return to school equipped for a successful academic year.

The city has created a website,, with a link to register and learn more details.

Charity Chukwu is the copy editor and social media manager at The Dallas Examiner. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014 with a Bachelor of Journalism concentrating in copyediting...

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