Posts Tagged ‘poverty’

Oak Cliff ‘Athleisure-wear’ Startup Expects 2017 Growth

Posted by Dave Montgomery

Eight months after launching an athleisure-wear company that they bought in Cincinnati and brought to Dallas, identical twins Terrence and Tim Maiden envision a year of robust growth for a brand that offers not only clothes, but inspiration.

Appropriately named …

Oak Cliff Natives Aim to Alleviate Poverty Through Clothing Brand

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

RISE WILL OFFICIALLY LAUNCH SATURDAY AT EVENT


For Tim and Terrence Maiden, Dallas’ poverty problem really hits home.

The identical twin brothers grew up in Dallas County, a place where 29 percent of residents under age 18 are in …

Cristo Rey Prepares to Revitalize Southeast Fort Worth

Posted by Patrick Kobler

Cristo Rey Fort Worth High School Likely to Open in Fall 2018


The Cristo Rey Network is poised to open its first Catholic preparatory high school in Fort Worth.

“The Fort Worth Catholic schools are thrilled to welcome the Cristo …

Investing in Dallas’ Future Leaders by Igniting Brain Potential

Posted by Sandra Chapman

SMART PROGRAM SHOWS PROMISE FOR STUDENTS LIVING IN POVERTY


“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires,” said the late famous author William Arthur Ward.

Almost 80 percent of the 160,000 students …

YW Enterprise Program Helps Women Out of Poverty by Giving Them the Power

Posted by Krista Nightengale

Arlene Young stands in front of the crowd. She’s wearing a navy blazer and black trousers. A bright peacock broach rests on her lapel. Cameras flash around her, and a bright light shines on her perfectly coiffed hair. She begins …