DATE: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

TIME: 4:00 p.m. – Reception & Remarks

4:45 p.m. - Film Screening (102 minutes)

WHERE: Communities Foundation of Texas

5500 Caruth Haven Lane

 Dallas, Texas 75225

DETAILS:  Communities Foundation of Texas and Momentous Institute will host a free screening of “Paper Tigers,” a documentary film that tells the story of how one school used a trauma-informed approach to reduce fights, improve test scores and change lives. The documentary emphasizes the long-reaching effects of childhood trauma and demonstrates the ways educators and professionals can affect change while exploring the impact of toxic stress on teens.

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CONTACT: Meagan Abendschein


Carol Goglia  



About Communities Foundation of Texas

Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) works with families, companies and nonprofits to strengthen our community through a variety of charitable funds and strategic grant making initiatives. CFT is committed to serving and understanding donor needs, expertly handling complex gifts, wisely managing charitable funds, and leveraging its community knowledge to increase charitable impact. The foundation professionally manages more than 900 charitable funds and has awarded more than $1.5 billion in grants since its founding in 1953. 


About Momentous Institute

Momentous Institute, owned and operated by Salesmanship Club of Dallas, has been building and repairing social emotional health in kids since 1920. Each year, the organization serves 6,000 children and family members through innovative education and therapeutic services. The organization also invests in research and training to reach far more children than could ever be served directly, including the annual Changing the Odds Conference. The combined support of Salesmanship Club of Dallas, the AT&T Byron Nelson (primary fundraiser), corporations, individuals and foundations enables these efforts and truly changes the odds for kids in our community and beyond. 

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