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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…

Our 2023 Legislative Priorities at United Way of Dallas

The 88th Texas Legislature is in full swing, and lawmakers have introduced more than 4,500 bills on a staggering number of topics. At United Way of Metropoli…

Get to Know Your Legislators for 2023

This week marks an important time for advocacy at United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. The 88th Texas Legislature begins today, and together with our supporter…

Hear Policymakers’ Perspective on the 2023 Texas Legislative Session

The 88th Texas Legislature convenes on Jan. 10, 2023, and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is gearing up for a busy 140 days of advocacy. To prepare for thi…