Dec 1, 2021 - News

Screen Time with Taylor Toynes

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Illustration: Axios Visuals. Photo: Taylor Toynes

Taylor Toynes started collecting school supplies for his students in 2014 in south Oak Cliff. That effort turned into the nonprofit For Oak Cliff.

  • As executive director, Toynes focuses on community building and educational improvements in Oak Cliff. He also advocates for increasing park space in southern Dallas.
  • As part of our regular Screen Time feature, we examine how some of the most interesting people in North Texas interact with technology. Here’s how Toynes clicks…

Device of choice: iPhone

First tap of the day: The Bible app

Go-to news sources: Apple News app and the Dallas Morning News

On rotation: Jay-Z, Nipsey Hussle, Kanye West, J-Cole, Meek Mill

Podcast of choice: Million Dollaz Worth of Game

Most used app: Tidal

Reading list: I'm currently reading “From Zero to One” and Plato's "Republic." I also constantly read my Bible.

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