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17 Ideas for a More Productive Summer

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) Although there are several historical theories behind the reason school-aged children get a nearly three-month break from school during the summer months – one involving the need for more farm-hands and another the need for […]

What Are Your #Goals?

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) #Goals. You have likely seen it all over social media, attached to celebratory posts of graduating seniors, over sandy toes relaxing on the beach and used when longing for something currently unattainable. While it’s true […]

Ambassador of El Salvador to U.S. Dr. Claudia Canjura receives Public Service Award

LEAP Foundation DC recently recognized Dr. Claudia Ivette Canjura de Centeno, Ambassador of El Salvador to the United States, with a Public Service Award. Established in 2017, the recognition is awarded to an individual who has worked tirelessly on behalf of the community and whose impact affects the population both locally and at a global […]

Celebrating STEM achievement at Port Towns Elementary School

The mission of LEAP Foundation DC is simple: To bridge the gap between hope and achievement. To achieve this, the organization is committed to securing programming that will provide opportunities for today’s generation to reach success. This is best achieved through collaborative efforts with like-minded individuals and organizations that share a similar mission. Dr. Clayton […]

You’re Stronger Than You Think – How to Overcome Any Setback

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) Life is full of ups and downs. Part of reaching success is overcoming the obstacles. Whether it’s learning coping skills, gaining confidence or earning trust, challenges have the potential to make or break a person. […]

Kick Off the Summer by Connecting with Nature

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) June 8 is Family Health & Fitness Day. Here at LEAP Foundation DC, we’re all about prevention now for success later. This means we offer activities that build character, present challenges, teach life lessons and […]