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Brrr! November ushers in the cold while encouraging us to reflect on thankfulness. We're grateful for YOU! Please share your gratitude on our Facebook page.

Our Vision

is that young people have a strong belief in themselves, the skills and support to make excellent life choices, and the resilience to grow into healthy adults.  Learn more and get involved.

  • Jose Villasenor, Irving ISD
    Jose Villasenor, Irving ISD

    "Your commitment to recognizing and valuing educators goes above and beyond, and it plays a vital role in motivating them to continue positively impacting our students' lives."

Our Impact in 2022 in Dallas, Ellis and Navarro Counties

A compelling statement about how we are changing the community for the better.

  • Youth Prevention Programs


  • Community Coalition Partnerships (CCPs)


  • Health and Wellness


News & Notes

Gratitude is about more than taking a second to say “Thanks.” Gratitude shows true appreciation. This November, we have some ideas for how you can give gratitude.

Since so many people in the field know us as Impact, from our long-standing community coalitions, we are now doing business as Impact Communities! After all, the organization is a collection of coalitions, prevention educators, and health and wellness staff that make an impact!

During the COPE 2 ½ hour immersive experience, I slipped into the lives of fictional families, representing a cross-section of our communities, that face poverty every single day.  Until COPE, I’ve never known the fear of not knowing how I was going to take care of my family. 

I thought the experiential nature of this training would help me more deeply understand the complexities of poverty, paving the way for us to address the issues of poverty more comprehensively. What I wasn’t counting on was all the emotions I experienced during this simulation.