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Blog Posts

As told by students, educators, administrators and partners of Promise

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    WATCH: Class of 2020 Commencement Address

    Featuring Kennedi Houston, 2020 Graduate of Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet at Townview (Dallas ISD)

    Watch the Address
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    WATCH: Coping with the Coronavirus Changes

    A Virtual Conversation with Promise Scholar Julio Ruiz and Promise Managing Director Eric Ban

    Watch the Video
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    WATCH: Class of 2020 Seniors Talk COVID-19

    Dallas County seniors spoke to the impact of COVID-19 on their end of year plans and transition to college.

    Hear from the Graduates
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    WATCH: Parent Promise Testimonials

    In this video, parents in the DCCCD Parent Promise Program share stories of going back to school.

    Parent Promise Testimonials
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    Meet Vanessa L.

    2018 Graduate of Kathlyn Joy Gilliam and Sophomore Promise Scholar at Southern Methodist University (SMU)

    Vanessa's Story
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    Meet Karla G.

    Dallas ISD Trustee for District 4 and University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill Alumna

    Karla's Story
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    WATCH: Meet Thomas T.

    2018 Graduate of James Madison High School and Sophomore Promise Scholar at Eastfield College

    Thomas' Story
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    Meet Jenny T.

    Southern Methodist University Alumna and College Access Provider at H. Grady Spruce High School

    Jennifer's Story
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    WATCH: Meet Jocelyn Y.

    2019 Graduate of Skyline High School and Freshman Promise Scholar at Eastfield College

    Jocelyn's Story
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    WATCH: Meet Cassandra T.

    2019 Graduate of Sunset High School and Freshman Promise Scholar at Mountain View College

    Cassandra's Story