June 12, 2019 1:43 PM

Creating a Culture of Job Readiness For Incarcerated Individuals

June 12, 2019 1:43 PM
June 12, 2019 1:43 PM

 

DLF has worked with incarcerated men on the Hutchins Unit since 2002. In recent months, DLF’s reentry team noticed that while participants in the Faith Based Dorm where able to find employment upon release, their ability to stay employed was becoming an issue. As a part of many reentry programs, finding employment is one of the initial requirements. However, the educational tools and resources to both find job opportunities and maintain them is lacking.

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April 8, 2019 8:55 PM

The Next Generation with Erica Grissom

April 8, 2019 8:55 PM
April 8, 2019 8:55 PM

 

 

Erica Grissom was a shy 10th grader at Lake Highlands High School when she was introduced to Power Lunch. Each week, as she grew to know the DLF Youth team, she began to take on more responsibility.

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March 4, 2019 8:36 PM

Volunteer Spotlight: Karen and David Konker

March 4, 2019 8:36 PM
March 4, 2019 8:36 PM

 

Thirty-four years ago, Karen and David Konker settled into Dallas with their two children. Karen notes that their “life was focused around [their] church, Highland Park Presbyterian.“ As involved members, Karen and David participated in various community outreach events and along the way were introduced to Dallas Leadership Foundation.”

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January 23, 2019 9:46 AM

Partnership Pays: How DLF Utilizes Partners to Increase Our Impact

January 23, 2019 9:46 AM
January 23, 2019 9:46 AM

Nonprofit organizations today are constantly wondering how to increase their impact, serve more people, and raise more money. The reality is that not enough nonprofits are seeking ways to solve their challenges together. When organizations work alone, the people we seek to serve suffer. The competition for funding increases, program initiatives are cut, and broader social change is limited.

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October 23, 2018 3:04 PM

#ThisIsDLF - Meet Edison

October 23, 2018 3:04 PM
October 23, 2018 3:04 PM

 

 

Edison has served on our DLF Youth team as Youth Leader for a little over a year. He credits a simple google search for “Leadership in Dallas” for leading him to our website where he found exactly what he’d been searching for.

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