Grow South | Grow Strong

The Grow South | Grow Strong Program serves 1,700 students and their families within three targeted schools in Dallas ISD’s Roosevelt Feeder Pattern. The initiative aims to support students and families and engage the community and corporations through targeted programs, workshops and events in an effort to capitalize on the community’s biggest opportunities and address the community’s biggest challenges.

Results & Impact


Students 1,500

students received programming to increase attendance, improve literacy, and develop the skills to succeed in school


Parents 418

parents participated in campus-based programs and events


EVENTS 2

community events like NXT Fest and Cultivate the Community to increase community and volunteer engagement

Grow South | Grow Strong was created by:
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

With these key partners:
Celanese Corporation • City Year Dallas • Dallas ISD