For Oak Cliff honored to become part of the legacy of the Moorland YMCA facility

By BEN TRAN

The Dallas Examiner

 

“Our mission is to liberate our people from systemic oppression,” For Oak Cliff executive director Taylor Toynes explained.

For Oak Cliff is a nonprofit organization that endeavors to provide for communities in need, with its primary target being residents within the 75216 Super Block. Its focus is divided into four pillars: education, advocacy, community building and the arts. It offers support the entire family with its two-generation approach, extending services to children and adults. Anyone is eligible for services.

“We’ve done rental and bill assistance for people as old as 95 years old. We have children [learning] programming as old as one year old. We serve everyone,” Toynes stated.

As a nonprofit, it strives to give back to the community.

Located in the Glendale Shopping Center, located at 4478 S. Marsalis Ave., the nonprofit is looking to move to the larger, historic Moorland


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