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Why Care About the Working Poor?

Dallas now leads the nation in child poverty. This is a fact that I state at the beginnings of my speaking engagements that causes many heads in my audience to shake with empathy. After they learn this, many people ask, "How did this happen?" while others state, "That's not who we want to be as [...]

By |January 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Monday Motivation (6/12/16): Homeless Children Need Hope

Homeless children need to have hope before they are ready to be helped.┬áHomeless children have more to overcome than the average child:   Most are four grade levels behind their peers in reading and math. 64% have witnessed one incident of violence by 12 years of age. 84% are living in homes without fathers present. [...]

By |June 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Monday Motivation (6/6/2016): Help Required for Higher Wages

The minimum wage in Texas is $7.25 per hour, but it takes at least $16.67 per hour to afford a two-bedroom apartment in Dallas. Consequently, we must help our families to identify careers that will increase their earning potential. This is important because subsidized housing puts limits on the things that enable families to systematically climb [...]

By |June 6th, 2016|0 Comments