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Emmanuel didn’t like to read at all. Then he met Miss Shelly. Emmanuel was behind in his reading level at the beginning of the school year. At first, he didn’t even want to try. Then … more »

Fair Supports Students’ College and Career Dreams in Southern Dallas

Volunteers from Celanese, TI and Deloitte Mentor Students for Success DALLAS, TX (February 14, 2017) – Paul Quinn College will be the site of the third annual College and Career Fair, bringing together United Way … more »

Career education program launched

The Dallas Cowboys, United Way of Tarrant County and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Launch Character Education Program in Schools Dallas, TX (October 31, 2016) – The Dallas Cowboys, United Way of Tarrant County and … more »

Event designed to spark students’ interest and success in math and science

Texas Instruments, Celanese Corporation and United Way volunteers bring ‘STEM in the Schoolyard’ to Comstock Middle School students DALLAS, TX (October 23, 2016) United Way of Metropolitan Dallas will launch this year’s Unite for Change … more »

After School’s Out, Wonder Kits Keep Kids Engaged In STEM Education

“Did ours survive?” 13-year-old Joanna Hernandez excitedly races down two flights of stairs to check on her team’s water balloon following a 40-foot drop. It’s the second time they’ve dropped the balloon, which they carefully … more »

Teachers Across the Country Who Get Kids Excited About Returning to School

In their “Person of the Week” segment, ABC World News highlights teachers across the nation who are going the extra mile – including Taylor Toynes, founder of the For Oak Cliff Back to School Festival. … more »

Dallas schools are quietly making major gains in elementary math education

Dallas Morning News guest column co-authored by Reasoning Mind’s Vice Chairman, Forrest Hoglund; Dallas ISD Trustee, Dr. Lew Blackburn; United Way of Metropolitan Dallas CEO, Jennifer Sampson; and former Dean of SMU’s Simmons School of … more »

Teacher making a difference in Oak Cliff

Costs quickly add up with back-to-school needs. The For Oak Cliff Back to School Festival aims to help parents equip their children with tools to succeed.   By Demond Fernandez, WFAA Channel 8 (Source) – … more »

United Way Selected as Youth Opportunity Fund Recipient

The Youth Opportunity Fund, led by the Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance, provides grants to nonprofits working in innovative ways to place low-income young adults on a path towards college and career success. Youth … more »

Family Center replaces strip club, will house several United Way funded programs

Mother of two Ana Resendiz has plenty to celebrate. This fall, her five-year-old son Sebastian will begin kindergarten at a competitive private school. This summer, he, his two-year-old sister, and hundreds of other children will … more »

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