86R36421 JGH-D
  By: González of Dallas H.R. No. 2090
         WHEREAS, Entrepreneur Jorge Baldor has helped enrich the Oak
  Cliff neighborhood in Dallas by founding the Mercado369 community
  arts center; and
         WHEREAS, Established in November 2017, Mercado369 showcases
  the rich culture of Latin America, displaying sculpture, textiles,
  jewelry, and other works by artists from Mexico to Argentina; and
         WHEREAS, A native of Havana, Cuba, Mr. Baldor is a cofounder
  of the Latino Center for Leadership Development (LCLD) and
  ResidentCheck, a national tenant background screening service, as
  well as an advocate for education and social causes; he is a
  commissioner for the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and a
  member of the boards of Southern Methodist University, Social
  Venture Partners Dallas, the World Affairs Council, and the Oak
  Cliff Chamber of Commerce, among others; and
         WHEREAS, Through his creation of Mercado369, Jorge Baldor has
  contributed to the prosperity and diversity of the Oak Cliff
  neighborhood while providing a welcoming venue for the works of
  talented Latin American artists, and he is truly deserving of
  special recognition; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 86th Texas
  Legislature hereby commend Jorge Baldor for founding Mercado369 and
  extend to him sincere best wishes for continued success; and, be it
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mr. Baldor as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.