Bianca Escobar says Education Opens Doors helped her map out her goals and realize they are attainable regardless of economic background.

DALLAS — Jennifer Escobar grew up in West Dallas on the corner of Chihuahua Avenue and Dennison Street. She says it’s a neighborhood filled with immigrant and minority families. 

“This is where my childhood memories are,” Escobar said.

Education was not a priority as she grew up. The focus was on survival and putting food on the table. She said there were many rough areas in her neighborhood filled with violence and crime.

Escobar wanted more, but had no guidance. It took her years to figure it out and at 25 years old, she finally received her

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