Author Archives: Adrienne Upwork

Creating a Financial Plan During Hard Times

We may be approaching “the most wonderful time of the year,” but as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the country (and the world), it is difficult, for some, to embrace the holidays this year. The health crisis has torn apart families, uprooted educational systems, politically divided the nation and has most of the country […]

LEAP Foundation DC Announces Scholarship Recipient, Malcolm Norman

LEAP Foundation DC is pleased to present a $2,500 scholarship to Malcolm Norman in support of his educational advancement in the medical field, specifically in psychiatry and anesthesiology. The unrestricted funds are expected to be used for application, interview and travel expenses, as well as other costs that have traditionally served as a barrier for […]

Making the Best of a Less Than Ideal Situation

Parents across the nation are divided and schools are facing tough decisions. While some districts are already working under a hybrid learning model, with students attending in-person on a rotating schedule, and others learning under fully remote circumstances, the recent surge in #COVID19 cases is causing those schools that are fully operational to consider moving […]

Thoughts on National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and there has never been a better time to talk about how we can rise above this very serious topic. Whether it’s happening in schools or in the workplace, bullying has the potential to lead to serious consequences for the victim, including depression, anxiety and even death. The nation’s […]