THOSE WE HELP
FCPSF awarded its first grant in the amount of $10,000 to SisterMentors. The grant aligns with the mission of FCPSF. Access the press release for more details.
2018 COMMUNITY GRANT Awarded to access youth!
FCPSF awards a Community Grant every two years to a non-profit community-based organizations that implement projects directly benefiting young girls and teen women.
Access Youth, Inc. aims to curb the school-to-prison pipeline through early intervention focused on three critical points along this spectrum: When students are truant from school, have behavior issues that could result in suspension from school and when young people are arrested for first-time, low-level offenses. Access Youth will be using the grant to expand its programs targeting at risk teen girls.
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2019 JOWAVA MORROW LEGGETT HARRISON SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
FCPSF partnered with The Dr. Jowava Morrow Leggett Harrison Scholarship, established by the Leggett Harrison family in memory of their matriarch, in awarding $1,000 in book scholarships to support the continuing education of two high school graduates from Washington, DC or Maryland.
Jewel McDonald accepts the Dr. Jowava Morrow Book Scholarship Award from Yaminah Leggett-Wells, daughter and family representative of Dr. Jowava Morrow. Jewel is attending North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, N.C.
(Left to right) Kamuzu Saunders, son and family representative of Dr. Jowava Morrow; Kayla Robinson (Dr. Jowava Morrow Book Scholarship Award recipient); and Yaminah Leggett-Wells. Kayla is attending The American University in Washington, D.C.
(Left to Right) 2018-2019 FCPSF Board Members: Shebbie R. Rice, Melanie E. Cooke, Carolyn Gullatt, Kay Henley and Jacqueline Turner. (Not Pictured: Shadonna Logan and Ingrid Williams)