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Our Collective Impact This Legislative Session

The regular session of the 88th Texas legislature has come to an end, and we are overwhelmed by the level of engagement and enthusiasm we saw from our fellow…

6 Ideas for Preventing Evictions in a Post-COVID World

In the years since COVID-19 hit North Texas, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has worked with civic, corporate and community partners to provide support to …

Raising Awareness of Texas’ Dire Black Maternal Health Statistics

Across Texas, Black maternal health has become a crisis. Black mothers are dying at a shocking rate in our state, and it’s vital for all of us to do everythi…

Your Guide to Voting in the May 6 Election

Calling all change-seekers: North Texas has an important election coming up on Saturday, May 6 that could have a significant impact on education, income and …

Go In-Depth on Our Legislative Priorities: Investing in Education, Income and Health

This legislative session, Texas has a $32.7 billion budgetary surplus, which presents a unique opportunity to invest in Texas families. United Way of Metropo…

Progress on Our 2023 Legislative Priorities

We’re two-thirds of the way through the 88th Texas Legislature and at a key juncture for our legislative priorities. In a few short weeks, bills will start d…

Together, We’re Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect So Kids Can Thrive

This April, as we commemorate National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we’re calling on all North Texans to learn more about the prevalence of child abuse and …

At United Way Day at the Capitol, Advocates Call Attention to Key Policy Issues for North Texans

At United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, one of the ways we work to improve access to education, income and health is by uniting our voices through advocacy. Wh…