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6 Ways the Passage of Proposition 8 Would Benefit North Texas

This year’s general election, held Tuesday, Nov. 7, includes an important proposed amendment—Proposition 8—which would change Texas’ constitution to expand b…

Your Guide to the Nov. 7 Election

It’s time to cast your ballots! Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 7, and early voting runs through Friday, Nov. 3. At United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, we’re…

Skeptical of the Power of Your Vote? Read This.

Election Day, Nov. 7, is fast approaching, and the team here at United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is encouraging every eligible North Texan to cast their bal…

Every Vote Counts, Even in Off-Year Elections

Election Day is right around the corner, and even though this is an off-year election, it’s important that you make a plan to vote. Casting your ballot durin…

Education’s ‘Long COVID’ Continues as Student Test Scores Backslide

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools across the country to shut down, students lost months’ worth of learning. Over the past three years, parents, teach…

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…