Providing an Umbrella Solution to Better Life Outcomes for Unsheltered Youth
After8toEducate is the collective impact backbone organization leading collaborative partners in supporting unsheltered youth at the Fannie C. Harris Youth Center. After8 is working in collaboration with:
Dallas Independent School District (DISD) is the second largest urban school district in Texas with 227 schools and serving approximately 160,000 students. After8toEducate is working in partnership with DISD to use the Fannie C. Harris facility.
Promise House has been the leader in the city combatting youth homelessness for 30+ years. It provides services for run-away and at-risk youth through transitional living and emergency shelter programs and other support services. Promise House will manage the residential services at the Fannie C. Harris Youth Center.
CitySquare, founded in 1988, consists of 17 social service programs that provide more than 50,000 human touches in Dallas, Waco, and Denver, Colorado. Its Transition Resource Action Center (TRAC) program currently serves youth age 16-24 years old who are transitioning from substitute care to self-sufficiency. CitySquare will manage operations for the drop-in center at the Fannie C. Harris Youth Center.
Social Venture Partners Dallas (SVP Dallas) is a community of engaged philanthropists committed to strengthening the city through collective application of resources and expertise. For more than 20 years, SVP Dallas has been using a cross-sector approach to support social impact organizations through capacity building projects and equipping its partners to tackle the greatest social challenges. SVP Dallas works in partnership with After8toEducate to manage the collaboration of community partners and to oversee the ongoing evaluation of After8toEducate service providers to ensure program effectiveness.