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How urban farming transformed a Dallas community

How urban farming transformed a Dallas community

In Dallas, one of the wealthiest cities in the world, the community of Bonton and 48% of its residents suffer daily from the effects of urban poverty. Bonton residents have disproportionately high rates of incarceration, […]

An unCommon classroom is building futures and building homes

An unCommon classroom is building futures and building homes

Critical thinking, problem-solving, leadership, and teamwork: Those are the skills high school students develop in an unCommon Construction internship. One hundred percent of participants graduate from high school on time and have continued their education […]

Getting the national debate back on target

Getting the national debate back on target

As a society, we have to change the way we tackle the biggest challenges we face. Our current debates have taken us off target, presenting false choices that are not taking the country in the […]

Investing in families to escape poverty

Investing in families to escape poverty

The Family Independence Initiative – a Stand Together Foundation partner — is helping low-income families transform their lives by giving them the freedom to invest in themselves. While programs and services often help the state […]

A recipe for success: How the NFL is working to help at-risk youth

A recipe for success: How the NFL is working to help at-risk youth

Café Momentum, a 12-month culinary internship for youth exiting Dallas County juvenile detention facilities, partnered with Stand Together to shine a spotlight on the bright futures of 10 system-involved youth by convening policymakers, professional athletes, […]

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