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Dr. Clayton Lawrence Honored to Attend Ambassador of Spain VIP Reception

Clayton Lawrence was pleased to attend a VIP reception in honor of the upcoming Latino Student Fund (LSF) Annual Gala. The affair, hosted by the Ambassador of Spain, Santiago Cabanas, and Mrs. Sol Oyarzun Cabanas, was held Thursday, February 13, 2020, at their Washington, D.C., residence. Serving in his position since September 2018, Cabanas studied […]

Think Big and Maximize Your Fundraising Efforts

We’re all passionate about something. Whether it’s providing money to cancer research organizations, helping the homeless in the community, or providing support for a sick loved one that inspires you to step up, we hope you know that your efforts are appreciated. Without your thoughtfulness and generosity, the people you’re helping may not have access […]

The Path to Success

At LEAP Foundation DC, we don’t just want our mentees to survive junior and senior high – we want them to celebrate success upon graduation and move forward with anticipation and excitement. We do this through valuable programming, effective collaborations and meaningful connections. We know that for today’s young men and women to be successful, […]

Happy Birthday, Danny Urbano-Campusano!

Birthdays are special and this week, we’re celebrating a student who serves as a light and inspiration to others. He has reached incredible achievements and we’re proud of his dedication to academics, music and athletics. Happy birthday, Danny Urbano-Campusano! As a LEAP Foundation DC mentee, Danny was the recipient of the organization’s scholarship in 2019, […]

25 Easy Ways to Have an Impact on the World TODAY

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) We’re all busy. Each of us have responsibilities that keep us moving from sun up to sun down. There just isn’t enough time for all the things that need to get done, let alone extra […]

20 Reasons Youth Mentoring Should be Your 2020 Priority

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) For LEAP Foundation DC, our mission is all about bridging the gap between hope and achievement. We work with disadvantaged youth, providing educational and training opportunities to meet the aspirations of the underserved citizens of […]

15 Meaningful and Memorable Ways to Spend Time Off During the Holidays

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) These next few weeks could present quite a few opportunities to spend quality time with the youth in your life, whether you are a parent, grandparent, caregiver or mentor. Time off school and work in […]

LEAP Hosts Silver Anniversary Toy Drive with Special Guests Councilmember White and NFL Great Momah

There is nothing quite like the holiday season to warm the spirit and lift up others. LEAP Foundation DC recently hosted its Silver Anniversary Toy Drive, which aims to provide gifts to those who may not be able to experience the joys of Christmas. Held Dec. 21, 2019, LEAP welcomed two adopted families from the […]