In The News
The “Dr. Phil” Show
One CommunityUSA 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.
Putting with Heroes – San Angelo
Putting with Heroes-San Angelo paired area youth, citizen superheroes and first responders in a fun filled morning of competition on San Angelo County Club’s putting greens. The smiles, high fives and hugs were a reflection of putting UNITY back into the commUNITY.
Irving Police Officer Honored by US DOJ for Shop Talk on Fox4 DFW
One CommunityUSA has partnered with the Irving Police Department (IPD) and formalized a trust-based communication program between law enforcement and owners of African American Barber Shops and Hairstyling Salons. “…through the Shop Talk Program, we are growing relationships that lead to better understanding and ultimately safer neighborhoods”… Chief Jeff Spivey, Irving Texas Police Department (ICTN Interview). Congratulations to Irving PD Detective Jon Plunkett who received US Attorney’s Distinguished Service in Policing for our program.
Chief Spivey on Shop Talk KXAS Channel 5
One CommunityUSA’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.
Fox4 News Introduces
We have changed our name to One CommunityUSA. 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.
One CommunityUSA Makes Summer Camp Possible
One CommunityUSA 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!
Discussing Our Pathways to Hope Program
Jeremy Lampier, One CommunityUSA Director of Reentry Programs visits with JBJ Management to discuss the our Pathways to Hope Reentry Program.
An Update on our Shop Talk and UNIDOS Programs
JBJ Management podcast with Brad Deason and Sgt. Munoz of One CommunityUSA
Toni Brinker & Brad Deason on the JBJ Podcast
,One CommunityUSA Founder Toni Brinker and Director of Community Engagement | Shop Talk Programs, Brad Deason visits with JBJ Management to discuss the work we are doing at One CommunityUSA.
Toni Brinker on Marcus & Joni – Daystar Television
Toni visits with Marcus and Joni on Daystar Television to discuss the latest tension in the US. But also about how Operation Blue Shield dba One CommunityUSA is bringing about positive change in communities.
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 CommunityUSA, discuss the importance of neighborhood leaders, citizens, law enforcement and first responders working together for a better world. One CommunityUSA – 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.
Toni Brinker on Joni’s Table Talk 3/16/16
Toni visits Joni’s Table Talk to discuss the hope that Operation Blue Shield d/b/a One CommunityUSA can bring to the table, across America.
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 CommunityUSA 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 CommunityUSA makes a visit to Life Today TV to discuss what drives her to building One CommunityUSA 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 CommunityUSA (formerly known as Operation Blue Shield) is working on to help share the good messages and stories coming from first responders around the country.
At One CommunityUSA we are building trust and common ground with citizens and first responders. We are creating a safer tomorrow, more prosperous neighborhoods, and a stronger tomorrow. Take a peak at some great photos from our previous events and see what truly inspires us to help others.