The Investment Committee Phase II is in full swing with DSVP Partner teams working on organizational assessments with the 3 Finalists:
Dallas Community Lighthouse provides on-site programs in low-income or tax-credit apartment communities. Programs include tutoring services for students in grades K-8th, as well as Family and Community services addressing the needs of the entire community.
Lead Partner: Gary Capshaw
PediPlace provides high quality health care for children of Denton County who have no access to such services due to economic, geographic and/or cultural barriers. PediPlace provides a broad scope of health services with a highly competent and bilingual staff of medical professionals, trained office staff, and many dedicated volunteers.
Lead Partner: Susie Morrissey
KIPP Truth Academy Dallas is part of a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools with a track record of preparing students in under served communities for success in college and in life. There are currently 82 KIPP schools in 19 states and the District of Columbia serving around 20,000 students.
Lead Partner: Barbara Errickson
Once the organizational assessments are completed, DSVP Partners will work with the finalist organizations to develop Engagement Plans and to prepare final presentations that will be presented at the Final Investment Committee meeting, open to entire Partnership, on Tuesday, March 23 from 4-7pm (Location: Dallas Children's Theatre).