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Moving Forward Together: How a Bachman Lake Nonprofit Is Uniting a Neighborhood It’s no surprise that Bachman Lake Together’s Facebook page is more active than ever. In a world that’s been dramatically altered by the global pandemic, having access to accurate...
The Writer’s Garret has teamed up with Dallas City of Learning to create at-home programs for youth ages 6-12 that focuses on creativity – writing, sketching, poetry and more!
Fit and Faithful Living put the SOCIAL in social distance camp this summer!
Summer learning is going strong! Dallas Community Fellowship Inc., in partnership with Beacon Hill Preparatory Institute and Dallas City of Learning, has been offering in person and virtual camps since June.
This summer, Dallas City of Learning partner organizations continued to prove their ability to be resilient to meet the needs of their learners and their communities. Readers 2 Leaders created an entire new series of programming called “Read, Learn, Go!” to help their learners continue their #literacy journey, while also incorporating #socialemotionallearning and #STEM. Their programs made learning fun and accessible to thousands of youth this summer
For the past five summers, hundreds of youth and their families spent a day creating, tinkering and exploring the world of flight through the Dallas City of Learning Turn up with Frontiers of Flight Museum and Dallas Love Field. This summer, youth will have the opportunity to explore and imagine aviation in a new way through a Digital Turn Up event
The Citi Tech Camp was essential in keeping youth academically engaged, while ensuring connectivity with peers in a virtual setting.
Founders of The Laughter League, Tiffany Riley (Slappy) and Dick Monday (Monday) have been performing, educating, and helping children in pediatric hospitals for the past twenty years.
Designed for youth ages 6 to 12 in the Pleasant Grove, Redbird and West Dallas neighborhoods, the free program shifted to an online-only format this year.
With online story times, dance classes, and sing-a-longs, the Dallas Public Library’s SMART Summer was one to remember.
Many of the projects centered around the camp’s book study. Each learner received a copy of This Promise of Change, a memoir written in free verse about the author’s experience as one of 12 Black students who integrated the first high school in Tennessee.
This summer, youth aged 10 to 18 joined the Art Inspired Healing Collective for The Miseducation of Self, an eight-week workshop centered around understanding emotions, self-awareness and healing.
For Ernanda White, an unexpected layoff from her job in tech turned into an exciting opportunity to uncover a hidden passion.
BridgeBuilders Offers South Dallas Youth Safety and Normalcy Amid Pandemic When COVID-19 reached Dallas, Tracy Lindsey, the director of student services at BridgeBuilders, knew the organization’s response would need to be quick. Located in Bonton, the ministry...
And as schools shifted to virtual learning, the T.R. Hoover Multipurpose Center became a crucial resource for families.
Amid a global pandemic that has shut down in-person shows since March, Cara Mía Theatre is celebrating the start of their 25th anniversary season by focusing on their mission to engage and inspire people to uplift their communities.