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Once Upon a Month Rewrites Children’s Stories Through Reading Free Children’s Book Program Builds Foundation for Academic Success Reading to young children transports them to worlds of adventure, mystery and excitement – stimulating curiosity, supporting language development and helping them gain other skills they will need for success in school and...

On June 4, 2017 The Family Place gave 200 supporters a first look at the new Ann Moody Place shelter that is scheduled to open July 5. The 50,000-square-foot facility will house battered women and children and will also serve as the agency's new headquarters. The facility is furnished with 47...

On April 18, 2017, The Boone Family Foundation,Rainwater Charitable Foundation, and Communities Foundation of Texas(CFT) will present Michael Lamb from Turnaround For Children, as part of CFT’s forward-thinking Cause-Minded Conversations series on philanthropy. Michael Lamb, a leader in education, will talk about how adversity isn't something that just happens to...

2017 cohort of Dallas Public Voices Announcement Dallas Public Voices is part of a bold multi-year, multi-institution initiative launched by The OpEd Project in partnership with leading universities and foundations nationwide. It was piloted at Yale, Princeton and Stanford universities, and has since launched in collaboration with a dozen institutions...

UNT's Ignite Chapter promising to young women in politics By Anna Orr for North Texas Daily February 14, 2017 On Jan. 21, people gathered in cities across the globe to participate in the Women’s March and demonstrate their willingness to take political action. The march encouraged women of all ages to stand...

Beginning Jan. 16, new channel will offer curriculum-based children’s programs all day, every day DALLAS/FORT WORTH – KERA, North Texas’ most trusted source of educational children’s programs, announces the launch of a new television channel offering kids’ shows 24 hours a day, seven days a week. KERA Kids 24/7 will...

To hear philanthropist Cecilia Guthrie Boone tell it, she was primed early to work on gender equality and women's health issues. While Boone was a toddler in Kentucky, her mother, Marie Keene Guthrie, was widowed and had to make her own way with three small children. Years later, she recalled...

Fewer behavior issues, more students showing up for class, better grades – these are just a few of the early results teachers have shared while being a part of the Parent Teacher Home Visit (PTHV) project. PTHV gives teachers the chance to meet with students and their parents in the...

by Annie Wiles September 29, 2016 Planned Parenthood came to Dallas in 1935 covertly, hidden inside a Ripley’s shirt box. Shirting empress Katherine Ripley would send empty boxes to New York, and when they came back filled with diaphragms, condoms, and informative pamphlets, she would distribute them to women in...

Border Crossers is excited to announce the official launch of our new site in Dallas- Fort Worth, Texas. Over the last two years, we have trained over five hundred educators in the region to build classrooms and schools grounded in racial justice, thanks to our funders at the Boone...