DHA introduces six new advisory board leaders for the Opportunity Rising Foundation. The Opportunity Rising Foundation is a 501c3 charitable organization founded by DHA in 1997 to provide education-related programs and scholarships for DHA clients and residents.
Policymakers have an increasing amount of new data on how higher education institutions are serving their students. In this article, Kristin Blagg and Erica Blom discuss how this vast availability of information causes policymakers to consider the return on investment in higher education for both state-level taxpayers and individuals.
Applications for these scholarships opened during the week of August 6 and applications close on September 10. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity and apply, visit our Scholarships page.
DHA (formerly, the Dallas Housing Authority) is honored to announce the new advisory board for the Opportunity Rising Foundation (formerly, the Phoenix Foundation), focused on providing educational opportunities for DHA clients and residents. The board consists of diverse North Texas leaders with expertise in academics, business, community relations, sports and charitable giving.
Education is an investment. While some are not able to make a financial investment in education, it is an investment that has proven to pay itself off. According to “The Demographics of Wealth,” the cycle of poverty can be broken with more education after high school.
We are inspired by the insight and experience of Rita Pearson – a teacher for 40 years. In this TEDTalk, Rita highlights the essential truth – that every kid needs a champion. Opportunity Rising gives us all a chance to be the champion for the kids in our community.