The Juanita Craft Civil Rights House and Craft Memorial Garden are located at 2618 Warren Avenue in the Wheatley Place National Register District in Dallas. The 1925 Craftsman-style bungalow where Juanita Craft resided from 1950 until her passing in 1985 is one of only three historic house museum sites in the United States honoring an African-American woman organizer and political activist. Her life embodied the grassroots civic engagement that propelled mid-century freedom movements across the United States. The Craft House and Memorial Garden, both gifted to the city by The Craft Foundation, is a Dallas Landmark Commission protected site under the management of the Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.

In May 2018, The City of Dallas Cultural Affairs Commission convened the “Juanita J. Craft Renovation & Rededication Steering Committee” chaired by Cannon Flowers, Cultural Affairs Commissioner appointed by Mayor Rawlings. The task force is spearheading a significant upgrading of the Craft House and garden under the management of the Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.

The Juanita Craft Civil Rights House & Memorial Garden

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