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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 awards the Eleanor Holmes Norton Scholarship

LEAP Foundation DC has announced that, in addition to its existing scholarship program, it will annually award the Eleanor Holmes Norton Scholarship, named in honor of the congresswoman’s tireless efforts as a stateswoman and her longstanding support of the Foundation. Bucknell University pre-med student Gissell Botero will be the first individual to receive the scholarship, […]

LEAP Foundation DC presents scholarship to Gissell Botero, Latino Student Fund alumni

LEAP Foundation DC is pleased to announce the award of its first-ever Eleanor Holmes Norton Scholarship to Gissell Botero, a neuroscience major on track for a pre-med degree at Bucknell University. The scholarship recognizes a student who, in the face of adversity, has continued on the path to higher education. Botero is an alumni of […]

A Family Affair with Serena & Venus Williams

It was in the spirit of #love, #leadership and #community that talented guests of honor Serena and Venus Williams, actor Malik Yoba and countless community supporters gathered at the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center, Washington, D.C. The youth scholars who benefit from the Center’s activities and programs enjoyed an entire day with these positive role […]

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. […]