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The transition into adulthood includes countless “firsts” – a first resume, first job, first college experience, first time moving out, first chance to pursue a passion. Navigating those firsts can have many moving parts, like staying...
For Sean Walker, his family’s openness about mental health was a resource for navigating life in college. His parents, who had experience in school counseling and social work, were consistent in discussing mental health at home. Later, he...
The innovation caught national attention – and it began with field trips. Dallas is a hub for arts and culture, but for years these experiences weren’t accessible to all elementary school students. Due to budget constraints, less than 30% of...
At Big Thought, we firmly believe that every young person is born with greatness. Yet the opportunity to build those assets in young people is often correlated to one’s demographics in life. These assignments that no young person chooses, such...
Our organization, Big Thought, was hosting a showcase created this past spring break by an amazing group of teenage young creators. The program, Artivism, invites youth to tap into that powerful element that has forged the entire nation’s sense...
The shift from summer to the new school year is almost here. To get prepared, check out these resources before heading back to the classroom: School Supplies Thanks to resources across the city, there are numerous opportunities to gather the right...
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