Oakwood Bank Invests in Financial Education for Justice-Impacted Youth in North Texas

Oakwood Bank Invests in Financial Education for Justice-Impacted Youth in North Texas

Oakwood Bank, a community bank with four locations in Dallas as well as branches in Snyder and Oakwood, Texas, recently announced its ongoing investment in the Youth With Faces Financial Empowerment Program. Continuing an initiative launched in 2023, the bank serves as Youth With Faces’ partner in personal finance education …

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Revolutionizing Reentry: Kristin Kendrick Paves the Way for Equitable Opportunities

Revolutionizing Reentry: Kristin Kendrick Paves the Way for Equitable Opportunities

Youth With Faces is thrilled to welcome our newest team member, Reentry Program Manager Kristin Kendrick. Kristin comes to the agency with over 14 years in case management roles, including extensive experience serving more than 500 justice-impacted youth.  Before Youth With Faces, Kristin provided case management services to youth enrolled …

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HR Executive Daniel Clarke Joins Board of Directors

Daniel leads JP Morgan's initiative to bridge the opportunity divide

HR Executive Daniel Clarke Joins Board of Directors

As Executive Director and Global Head of Emerging Talent at JP Morgan Chase, Daniel Clarke works every day to bridge the opportunity divide for young people. He also knows how the justice system can impact a family. When Daniel was a young child his teenage brother, Michael, was incarcerated and …

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Encina Chefs’ Dinner Raises More than $45,000 for Youth With Faces

Encina Chefs’ Dinner Raises More than $45,000 for Youth With Faces

Youth With Faces hosted its community fundraiser on Sunday, October 1, raising more than $45,000 for its Culinary Arts & Hospitality program. The dinner also provided a unique work opportunity for Youth With Faces students as they trained alongside six of Dallas’s best chefs to make and serve a meal …

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Community-Based Program Empowers Youth on Probation with Work-Ready Skills

Community-Based Program Empowers Youth on Probation with Work-Ready Skills

After 20 years of serving local juvenile residents, Youth With Faces is excited to announce the launch of our first community-based program. In partnership with Collin County Juvenile Probation Services, the new program offers young people on community supervision the opportunity to learn and practice social, job and life skills …

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Join Our Team!

Join Our Team!

If you believe in second chances for justice-impacted youth and would like to help deliver career and reentry programs to our deserving students, please learn more about open job opportunities at the link below. Apply by sending your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Youth With Faces CEO Chris …

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Youth With Faces Launches Partnership with Collin County Juvenile Probation Services

Youth With Faces Launches Partnership with Collin County Juvenile Probation Services

  Youth With Faces has launched career education programs with Collin County Juvenile Probation Services. The partnership will provide juvenile residents the opportunity to learn and practice social, job and life skills that are essential to their success when returning to their families and communities. Youth With Faces has served …

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Youth With Faces Welcomes Deidra Smith as Program Manager

Youth With Faces Welcomes Deidra Smith as Program Manager

Youth With Faces is excited to announce the hire of Deidra Smith as Program Manager. Deidra joins the team from San Diego where she was a program specialist at the San Diego Workforce Project. Her expertise includes program execution, program coordination and program design at nonprofits serving justice-impacted youth and …

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Welcome, New Board Members!

Welcome, New Board Members!

Youth With Faces is pleased to announce the addition of three new executives to the Board of Directors. Scott Becker, Vanessa Cole and Steve Petersen join a talented team of leaders who provide their expertise to ensure Youth With Faces’ success. Along with the rest of the board, these professionals …

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Nicole Jacks Joins the Board of Directors to Advocate for Second Chances

Nicole Jacks Joins the Board of Directors to Advocate for Second Chances

Throughout her professional career, managers consistently tell Nicole Jacks one of her best strengths is her ability to find solutions to problems regardless of the circumstances. She was able to lean on those skills when she went into labor. After being turned away from the hospital because she wasn’t far …

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