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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Dr. Jazminda Ryan Leads North Texas Program Expansion

Dr. Jazminda Ryan Leads North Texas Program Expansion

Youth With Faces is excited to welcome Dr. Jazminda Ryan to lead program expansion in North Texas. Dr. Ryan comes to Youth With Faces with more than ten years of experience directing and managing large scale programs including programs that connect opportunity youth and justice-impacted youth to consistent positive experiences …

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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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Trigger’s Toys Names Youth With Faces 2020 Children’s Champion Award Beneficiary

$100,000 Challenge Grant Provides Significant Opportunity to Impact the Lives of Justice-Involved Youth

Trigger’s Toys Names Youth With Faces 2020 Children’s Champion Award Beneficiary

With the mission to make a positive impact on the lives of our community’s most vulnerable children, Trigger’s Toys has named Youth With Faces as its 2020 Children’s Champion Award beneficiary. Trigger’s Toys considered several local nonprofits for the $100,000 challenge grant and selected Youth With Faces for its innovative …

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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 told 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. Turned away from the hospital because she wasn’t far enough along for admission, …

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#RealityCheckIt Campaign Elevates Critical Issues

#RealityCheckIt Campaign Elevates Critical Issues

Recently, Youth With Faces was selected as a #RealityCheckIt nonprofit partner. #RealityCheckIt is a social media campaign designed and launched by the Phillips Foundation to help nonprofit organizations raise awareness and support for their causes. In times of crisis, the work of nonprofits becomes increasingly essential alongside growing sets of challenges. Through a …

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Our Love and Gratitude for Leslie Baker

Our Love and Gratitude for Leslie Baker

On May 25, 2020, Leslie Baker, a beautiful and vigorous soul was tragically taken from this world. She will be remembered for her countless acts of kindness including sharing her time and talents to support so many nonprofits in our community. Leslie made it her lifelong mission to give back to her …

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Youth With Faces Featured in Dallas Doing Good

Youth With Faces Featured in Dallas Doing Good

Across Dallas’ Juvenile Detention facilities the most common life experience adjudicated youth share is poverty. They face many challenges towards building a stable future after serving time for mistakes made while they were young. Imagine spending several of your most vulnerable and formative years incarcerated. Once released youth face perhaps …

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Culinary Interns Shine at Chefs For Farmers

Culinary Interns Shine at Chefs For Farmers

It’s been a wonderful year filled with new opportunities for youth in the juvenile justice system. Through programs like Career Readiness, Culinary Arts, PREP Dog Training and Welding Technology, Youth With Faces participants learn career and life skills that set them on a path toward a positive and self-sufficient future. …

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