generation liberation

Generation Liberation supports youth and families in better navigating and succeeding in today’s CreatEconomy.

 

Create a pathway to potential higher earned income

Big Thought’s AmeriCorps Opportunity Coaches will work with youth ages 13-18 living within the 75216, 75217 and 75231 zip codes to receive tools and support to reach their financial goals.

Looking to change your family’s future?

Support families along their journey by becoming an Opportunity Coach

  • Opportunity Coaches will work with youth and families to identify their financial goals. Through coaching, youth and families will be connected to financial empowerment resources such as financial discovery programs, community resources and explore creativity through various programs
  • Through exposure, expansion and encouragement (introduction, growth and support), youth and families will be guided to possibilities through health, employment and educational pathways

Program and Learning System wrap around services:

Artivism Process
Teens curate and create productions consisting of multi-media art forms such as acrylic, charcoal, photography, videography and spoken word.

The Fellowship Initiative Mentor Experience
A leadership and college- readiness program for young men of color designed to help fellows acquire the skills, knowledge, experience, networks, and other resources they need to succeed academically and professionally through a three-year-long mentorship program.

Dallas City of Learning (DCoL)
Dallas City of Learning is a citywide initiative to ensure all students have access to high-quality summer learning programs.

Dallas County Champions Experience
Teens curate and create productions consisting of multi-media art forms such as acrylic, charcoal, photography, videography, and spoken word.

Youth Advisory Council
Strives to cultivate a space where youthful minds amplify the voice they deserve to use. It is a cohort of BT program alums that are looking to work on creating change within the organization, within their communities, and within themselves.

Participating in Generation Liberation:

Applications are available now!

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A Big Thanks To Our Sponsors

Big Thought is grateful to Rainwater Charitable Foundation and Mackenzie Scott for their vision and support of this program.