The Deep Ellum Community Association is a volunteer community group representing anyone who lives in Deep Ellum, works or owns a business in Deep Ellum, owns property in Deep Ellum, or just loves Deep Ellum! We are dedicated to a Deep Ellum as a diverse, urban, sustainable walking neighborhood built upon a culture of independent creativity.


DECA’s projects include
The Deep Ellum Texas marketing campaign and business outreach
The Deep Ellum Facebook pages and social media sites
The MADE (Mural. Art. Deep. Ellum) Project
Deep Ellum Mural Planters
Deep Ellum Urban Gardens (through DECA’s DUG Committee)
First Sunday at Sons community get-togethers, July and Holiday Parties
Deep Ellum Art Festival’s “Deep Ellum Texas” area.
45 Fund (in memory of Frankie Campagna and Adam Carter, to help artists and musicians cope with drug, alcohol, depression, and suicidal thoughts).
Deep Ellum “Raise the Arts” Drive (with Life in Deep Elum)
Deep Ellum Merchandise
Bike Friendly Deep Ellum
Advocacy on behalf of community with city