Dallas Startup Using App to Connect Homeless Job Seekers With Work

Jul 1, 2022 10:55 AM ET
App Socialwyze on smartphone
Credit: Socialwyze

Originally published by WFAA

Spencer’s past could be viewed as a problem, but longtime Dallas developer and philanthropist Trammel Crow sees possibility.

His Earth X fund chose Socialwyze for its inaugural entrepreneur in residence program.

Donations to the Earth X fund pay the wages of the people who find work through Socialwyze.

“Taking these people and giving them the occupation, and then pride they have and digity they gain is palpable,” Crow said.

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EarthX convenes the world’s largest environmental expo, conference and film festival, and is a member of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature. EarthxTV, which launched in Fall 2020 is a web-based platform for balanced, inclusive environmental conversations, programs, emerging media & films. Founded in 2011 by environmentalist and businessman Trammell S. Crow, the Texas-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization promotes environmental awareness and impact through conscious business, nonpartisan collaboration and community-driven sustainable solutions.  Earthx2020 was held virtually in April and drew over 550,000 visitors worldwide. Visit www.EarthX.org or follow us @earthxorg on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook