Archived News Releases

December 27, 2019 – ‘The face of homelessness that we don’t see is the young face’: New shelter to provide safe haven for homeless Dallas high school students by Corbett Smith for Dallas Morning News

October 21, 2019 – Wells Fargo announces $100,000 investment in After8toEducate program to house homeless Dallas ISD high school students

January 28, 2019 – New Grants from Carl B. & Florence E. King and The Rees-Jones Foundations Propel After8toEducate into Phase 2

September 13, 2018 – After8toEducate Receives $100,000 Gift from Anonymous Donor

August 6, 2018 – New Grants from Hoblitzelle and Kozmetsky Foundations Energize After8toEducate Matching Fund Drive

July 12, 2018 – Major Grant from Rainwater Foundation Establishes Matching Fund Drive for After8toEducate

November 1, 2017 – Innovative partnership to bring housing, support for unsheltered students by Gene Davis for Dallas ISD’s The Hub

October 30, 2017 – More Than 1 Million K-12 Students Are Homeless. What One District Is Doing About It by Denisa R. Superville for Education Week

October 26, 2017 – Dallas ISD will donate shuttered campus to create first-of-its-kind shelter for homeless HS students by Corbett Smith for Dallas Morning News

October 23, 2017 – Dallas ISD must help end youth homelessness by Jorge Baldor for Dallas Morning News

May 29, 2017 – Homeless high schooler sees options, not obstacles by Jason Whitley for WFAA

February 21, 2017 – As Dallas ISD’s homeless student population reaches ‘catastrophic’ numbers, a plea and a proposal by Robert Wilonsky for Dallas Morning News

July 19, 2016 – Dallas Homeless Commission Seeks Help for Homeless Kids by Ken Kalthoff for NBC DFW