EIF in the News

Sep17 Saturday, September 17, 2016 by
The Dallas Mayor's Intern Fellows Program (MIFP) is an eight-week, paid summer internship program that introduces Dallas public high school students to careers and employment opportunities in industries and companies where they have expressed interest. Modeled after the prestigious White House Fellows, MIFP prepares motivated students to become the leaders of tomorrow. read more...
Sep8 Thursday, September 8, 2016 by Lin Lofley
The Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program brought 44 Dallas-area high school students to campus over the summer, exposing the teens to UT Southwestern Medical Center, to health care as a career option, and to professional work settings. read more...
Aug3 Wednesday, August 3, 2016 by Amanda Hayes
Mar17 Thursday, March 17, 2016 by Staff Writer - Dallas Business Journal
This year, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings hopes 400 Dallas high school students find professional summer jobs through the Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program. read more...
Mar3 Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by Staff Reporter - Focus Daily News
DALLAS— Calling it "an investment in Dallas youth that delivers tangible, life-changing results,”Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings today kicked off the Dallas Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program with an aggressive campaign to increase the number of businesses providing eight-week paid internships to Dallas public and charter high school students this summer. read more...
Feb26 Thursday, February 26, 2015 by THE HUB
Citing the benefits to both students and the business community, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings urged local business leaders to help expand a program that provides paid internships to high school students. read more...
Feb20 Friday, February 20, 2015 by Lorie Blair

Engage, Equip, Empower is the moto of Education is Freedom but who is Education is Freedom (EIF) and why should any of us care?

Well, let me say that EIF is a nonprofit organization that works with the Dallas Independent School District to Equip and Empower the students of 12 Dallas Independent School District schools and 2 Dallas Colleges.

 They are dedicated to providing comprehensive college planning services and producing life changing results for students and families.

 Blah, blah, blah I got that off of their website! Go to www. and see the good work that is done. 

Jan29 Thursday, January 29, 2015 by Eric Celeste

D Magazine

Dallas Home Rule Commissioner Kevin Malonson stops by to discuss the pros and cons of Home Rule: Why he voted against writing a charter, why he isn’t against reform, and what critics on both sides of the debate can learn from parents and educators. He also declines my offer to take a swing at me. Malonson is a longtime education advocate who currently works as a DISD vendor with his nonprofit Education is Freedom. I think this conversation will help wrap a bow on the HRC discussion.

You can click above to listen, or find a link here or here on iTunes. As always, please listen with your ears.

Jan26 Monday, January 26, 2015 by Nada J. Ruddock and Daniel Cruz

Channel 5 News

Education is Freedom and NBC 5 are offering a FREE, interactive financial aid workshop to help college bound students apply for financial aid on Wednesday, January 28th, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Skyline High School in Dallas. Please don't miss this opportunity. Bring your mobile devices, i.e.: laptops and tablets.

Nov24 Monday, November 24, 2014 by NDG Staff
North Dallas Gazette

Education is Freedom, a college readiness services organization, and Dallas Public Library will begin offering college access services at three library branches in November.  An Education is Freedom (EIF) mobile unit and a team of expert advisors will travel to the Pleasant Grove Branch, Bachman Lake Branch and Polk-Wisdom Branch beginning next week. The goal is to provide community level access to the resources students and parents need to complete college and financial aid applications, register for the requisite standardized tests, and receive answers to their higher education questions and concerns.

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