The Dallas ZIP codes 75210, 75241, 75216, and 75215 covering South Dallas and Oak Cliff form the most historically underrepresented area in Metropolitan Dallas. However, through community partnerships, thriving initiatives, and committed stakeholders these youth have access to diverse opportunities.
This community houses many nonprofits and community based organizations dedicated too serving the community by promoting pro social approaches to holistic community development.
Rising Blazers at UNTD provides mentorship, youth leadership, and after-school programs to children and youth in South Dallas and Oak Cliff.
Our goal is to help our students develop academically, socially, and emotionally today—so they can become equipped to be change-makers in their communities tomorrow.
Fostering a sense of community and belonging, while improving mental and emotional health.
Together, we’ve witnessed our students improve academic performance, increase attendance, and increase high school graduation rates. Through participation, youth are prepared for post-high school endeavors, including actively being the change in their communities.
Become a Rising Blazer to rise up in school and life, and to make a difference in your community.