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A Worry-Free Guide to Gifting 

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) It’s Thanksgiving Day and all across America, folks are taking a moment to let friends and family know how they have played a positive role in each other’s lives. Families will gather for a feast […]

Joining the Fight Against Cancer

Statistics have shown that African Americans are at an increased risk for prostate cancer. In fact, according to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Black American men are 76 percent more likely to develop prostate cancer than Caucasian men and 2.2 times more likely to die from the disease. (https://www.pcf.org/guide/additional-facts-for-african-american-men-and-their-families/) Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder, president and CEO […]

Celebrating Champions of Social Justice

Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder, and president of LEAP Foundation DC, is honored to recognize the accomplishments of an organization that has reached an incredible milestone – 50 years of addressing “the intersection of mental illness, substance, poverty and health disparities and its impact on the generational effects of incarceration.” According to its mission statement, Voices […]

Suited for Success: LEAP Prepares Young Men for Formal Occasions

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) In broad terms, LEAP Foundation DC aims to address the unmet needs of disadvantaged or underprivileged youth in and around the Washington, D.C., area. But broken down, so many amazing programs help the organization to […]

LEAP Foundation DC Raises Awareness, Funding for International Children’s Charity Smile Train

It has been 10 years since the idea came to fruition to create an organization that would advocate for the health and wellness of community members, deliver services to individuals and families in need, support local organizations in their efforts to improve their community and provide a stage for those who are overlooked and disregarded. […]