My Possibilities

Dallas Disability Inclusion Startup Aims to Change the Conversation

According to the CDC, up to one in four adults in the United States has a disability. That’s 61 million people, and roughly 13% of that number have cognitive and/or learning disabilities that affect concentrating, remembering, or making decisions. That’s nearly eight million people—or 80 Cowboys Stadiums filled to capacity. ...

Parents, students, and teachers cheer the opening of the My Possibilities school
Unlocking Potential: My Possibilities’ Innovative New School Readies HIPsters for Industry Jobs
A first-of-its-kind in North Texas—and possibly the country—My Possibilities in Plano is growing in size and scope to train its "Hugely Important People" for roles in sectors from retail to hospitality. It’s not a moment too soon as the disability community continues to grow, and the workforce gets stretched.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Awards Nearly $3M in 2023-2024 Blue Impact Grants
by | Jul 25, 2023
Awarded to 101 community-based organizations across the state—including many in North Texas—the Blue Impact grants focus on health care access and target impacts of socio-economic and social determinants of health.
Over $6.5M in Texas Workforce Grants Announced, Including Several for North Texas
by | Jul 12, 2023
Four organizations working to help build a skilled, diverse, and growing workforce in North Texas are recipients of the new Texas Talent Connection Grants. See who they are—and how they're making a difference.

DI People: EarthX, Match Group, Bonton Farms, and More Make Leadership Moves

by | Sep 9, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Ribbon Communications, Texas Brand Bank, Evolve Biologics, and COMSoverign Holding Corp., Warrior Connection, T.D. Jakes Foundation, Mindzie, the City of Fort Worth, UT Arlington, Allied Electronics and Automation, KTA Media Group, My Possibilities, and more.
My Possibilities Names First Chief People Officer
by | Sep 5, 2022
My Possibilities' new Career Services Building, which broke ground in May, will provide support to another 300 HIPsters (aka Hugely Important People—MP's students) on a weekly basis.

Planning for its completion, Tiffanie Douglas will bring the “expertise, passion, and energy to foster an environment where our staff and HIPsters can thrive," says Karen Wald, My Possibilities' chair of the board.

Education: TI Grants $7M for STEM, AT&T Foundation Donates to UTD, TSU Opens $40M Building in Fort Worth

by | Aug 26, 2019
From higher education projects (UT Dallas, TSU) to K-12 initiatives (Frisco ISD, Dallas ISD), here's your briefing on what's going on in education in North Texas.
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My Possibilities Uses $200K Grant to Fund Solar Power for Campus
by | Apr 26, 2019
My Possibilities will install a 471-panel, 160 kW solar system on the Fischer Family School of Life Skills at the Campus for Higher Learning in Plano, putting the nonprofit on the 'cutting edge.'
Collective Impact: ‘Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.’
Roundtable | Our panel talks about what we can do better, right now. In the final installment of the latest Dallas Innovates roundtable series, we look at systemic issues that still need to be addressed, and the areas ripe for innovation. The discussion closes with a look into the future.