ZWHJCOC News Releases


What is Cryptocurrency? Find out at the next 
Lunch and Learn Series Class at Frazier House

November 28, 2018 — Increase your knowledge of some of the latest digital technology being used as a medium of exchange at the December 11 Lunch & Learn Series Class presented by the Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr. Community Outreach Center. The class is from 11:30  am to 1 pm at Frazier House, 4600 Spring Avenue.

Cryptocurrencies are a kind of alternative and digital currency. Students will learn basic information about blockchain technology and how cryptocurrency will be used within our society.  The use of digital currency is expanding globally and will someday be implemented throughout society; perhaps by 2023, according to the World Economic Forum. 

Questions that will be answered for students attending this class: 

1) What is blockchain technology?
2) What is an ico?
3) What is the difference between a token and a coin?
4) And, the importance of reading and understanding the white paper

Frances Smith-Dean is the Executive Director of the Zan Wesley Holmes Jr. Community Outreach Center and instructor for this class. She has extensive experience as a political activist, a community leader and a successful economist. She has utilized her vast knowledge as a financial consultant, both nationally and internationally, by working with business leaders around the world about foreign exchange trade opportunities. As the owner of The Financial Educator, she provides training sessions about the economy to her clientele throughout the nation. She serves also as business advisor to several faith-based organizations.

Classes will be offered in-person and via Facebook Live. For more information, email: or call Jasmine Anderson at 214.324.4443.

To register:

The classes are free and open to the public. Bring your lunch; we will provide the drinks.

Frazier House Lunch & Learn Series Presents
‘Real Estate: How to Create Generational Wealth 
Through Home Ownership’

October 30, 2018 — Want to play “Monopoly” in real life? Learn how to create generational wealth through home ownership. Join us for the next Lunch & Learn series class scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Frazier House.

Class instructor will be Julian Williams, Founder and Managing Partner of JW Realty Partners. He has more than 13 years of experience as a second-generation real estate broker, and was recently selected to the Talented Top 10 Real Estate Professionals in Tarrant County. Max Klinedinst, Senior Mortgage Loan Officer at Affiliated Bank Mortgage, will join Mr. Williams. 

Classes will be offered in-person and via Facebook Live. For more information, email: info@zwhjcoc.orgor call Jasmine Anderson at 214.324.4443. Frazier House is located at 4600 Spring Avenue, Dallas. 

Register now at:

The classes are open to the public. Bring your lunch; we will provide the drinks.

US Census Job Openings: Apply Online at Frazier House
Hourly rate is $18 - $22.50 per hour

October 8, 2018 — The application period is now open to apply for jobs for the 2020 U.S. Census. Interested applicants can apply online at Frazier House, 4600 Spring Avenue, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The application period ends Dec. 13, 2018.

Job Qualifications

To be eligible for a 2020 Census job, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Have a valid Social Security number

  • Be a U.S. citizen

  • Have a valid email address

  • Complete an application and answer assessment questions. (Some assessment questions are available in Spanish. However, an English proficiency test may also be required.)

  • Be registered with the Selective Service System or have a qualifying exemption, if you are a male born after Dec. 31, 1959

  • Pass a Census-performed criminal background check and a review of criminal records, including fingerprinting

  • Commit to completing training

  • Be available to work flexible hours, which can include days, evenings, and/or weekends

Most jobs require employees to:

  • Have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, unless public transportation is readily available.

  • Have access to a computer with internet and an email account (to complete training). (You may take training at Frazier House if you do not have access to a computer with internet.)

For more information:   

Dallas County Makes Scholarships Available to Students

October 8, 2018 — The application period to apply for a Dallas County Promise Scholarship is now open. February 8, 2019  is the last day to apply. Students must complete their FAFSA application in order to qualify for a Promise scholarship.

Students and parents are encouraged to apply for this scholarship, along with submitting their FAFSA application, on any Thursday in October at Frazier House, 4600 Spring Avenue. Computers are available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information:

Dallas ISD - eligible schools

  • Bryan Adams

  • David W. Carter

  • Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Jr Early College 

  • Emmett J. Conrad

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt 

  • H. Grady Spruce

  • Hillcrest

  • James Madison

  • Justin F. Kimball 

  • Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy

  • L.G. Pinkston

  • Lincoln Humanities/Communications Magnet 

  • Moises E. Molina

  • North Dallas

  • Seagoville

  • Skyline

  • South Oak Cliff 

  • Sunset

  • Thomas Jefferson

  • Trinidad Garza ECHS at Mountain View

  • W.H. Adamson

  • Woodrow Wilson 

  • W.T. White

  • W.W. Samuell

Frazier House Has a New Partner 

October 8, 2018 — The Senior Source, a collaborator of Elder Financial Safety Center. will be joining Frazier House as its latest partner in providing services to the community. Beginning Monday, Oct. 22, The Senior Source will provide utility assistance to Seniors. 

The vision of the Elder Financial Safety Center is to ensure every older adult in Dallas and across the U.S. lives in a safe community with the financial resources to securely age with dignity.

Interested individuals must make an appointment. For registration and qualification information, contact Senior Source at 214.823.5700 or visit: