Author Archives: Clayton Lawrence

Tatiana Ball continues in memory of the late Princess Selene Obolensky who birthed the idea to organize an event that would raise funds for the St. John Benevolent Fund for Russian Children in Need

What an amazing and enriching experience to be able to spend a Saturday evening at the fourth annual Tatiana Ball, honoring the history of Russia. The country is known for having one of the richest and most influential cultures around the world and it was evident in the intricate details of this beautiful evening. Dr. […]

LEAP scholar travels to Belgium fueled by Van Gogh’s artistic energy

LEAP Foundation DC is pleased to award a 2018 LEAP Scholarship to Jamaru Williams, a student at Xaverian High School. The scholarship honors a student who, through studying abroad, will nurture a natural drive to be a leader. This year’s Bruges, Belgium, exchange will take place from Feb. 16 through 26, and includes a visit […]

LEAP Foundation DC thanks Washingtonian Camelia Mazard for Philanthropic Leadership

LEAP Foundation DC was honored to be a part of the “Black and Bling Fete,” where the Capital City Links took the stage in support of the Shepherd Park Elementary School Early Readers Program. The benefit, which took place on the Arena Stage, Mead Center for American Theater, is featured in the Washington Informer Newspaper […]

LEAP Foundation DC featured in ‘Social Sightings,’ Washington Informer Newspaper

Since 1964, the Washington Informer Newspaper Co. Inc. has been highlighting positive images of African Americans. The multimedia organization continues to print positive news that is intended to educate, empower and inform its readers. LEAP Foundation DC is pleased to be included in the weekly Social Sightings column, once published by photojournalist and longtime Foundation […]

LEAP Foundation DC Excited to Support Southeast Tennis and Learning Center (SETL)

  LEAP Foundation DC has partnered with Recreation Wish List Committee in support of what has become a recognized and anticipated event for the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center. “A Platinum Experience Celebration: Tennis Shoes, Ties, & After Five” began with a general reception followed by a dinner, program and dancing on Friday, Oct. 27, […]

“Supporting A Pillar in Our Community”

WASHINGTON – Sept. 13, 2017 – For the second year in a row, LEAP Foundation DC, via Chairman and Founder Dr. Clayton Lawrence, has continued its support of Step Afrika! As the first professional nonprofit dance company in the world dedicated to preserving the rich tradition of stepping, led by Founder and Executive Director C. Brian Williams, Step Afrika! […]

“Dr. Lawrence Earns Top Five Finishes in Jay Cutler Bodybuilding Classic”

Dr. Clayton Lawrence earned three top-five finishes competing in his first bodybuilding competition, the Jay Cutler Classic, in Richmond, VA. WASHINGTON – Aug. 13, 2017 — On Saturday, August 12th, Dr. Clayton Lawrence, Founder and Chairman of LEAP Foundation DC and President and CEO of Lawrence Executive Alliance of Professionals (LEAP), competed in his first bodybuilding competition. […]

“Expanding Horizons on the Journey to Total Health and Wellness”

After completing his 100th marathon, Dr. Clayton Lawrence will now participate in his first bodybuilding competition on August 12, 2017. WASHINGTON – Aug. 11, 2017 — Following his 100th marathon, this past February, to benefit the redevelopment of the Neonatal Unit at Groote Schuur Hospital, in Cape Town, South Africa, Dr. Clayton Lawrence will compete in his first bodybuilding […]

“Celebrating D.C.’s Latino Leaders”

WASHINGTON – June 23, 2017 — Dr. Clayton Lawrence and the LEAP organizations, Lawrence Executive Alliance of Professionals (LEAP), LLC and LEAP Foundation DC, will be congratulating Washington D.C.’s Latino leaders for their outstanding contributions to the community at the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s (GWHCC) 41st Annual Gala – A Toast to Latino […]