If any of you have ever had the pleasure of working with business columnist Robert Miller for the Dallas Morning News, you know he's a legend among the nonprofit community. I can't think of any other writer who has dedicated his golden prose to amplifying the missions and elevating leaders of Dallas' social sector. A nonprofit leader recently stating that you "know your organization has arrived" when Robert Miller has written about your work.
Today's article, "Many Help Young Offenders Refocus", features DSVP's most recent investment, Youth Village Foundation, and highlights the relationship we are embarking on over the coming years. DSVP has indeed begun to create our strategy working with Jerry Silhan, Executive Director and their Board to map out how we can best be relative to their efforts. We have identified our Lead Partners, Lynne Thorby and Scott Chase, who will serve as the partner liasons between Youth Village Foundation and DSVP. DSVP Engagement Manager, Sari Raskin, is busy crafting an engagement strategy to maximize the use of DSVP's human capital, intellectual capital, social capital, along side the grant dollars.