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LEAP WITH US: Educator Appreciation

Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others. Another school year soon will be coming to an end. It’s always a busy time of year with finals preparation, desk and locker cleanout, end-of-year parties and the challenging (and often dreaded) task of finding […]

LEAP WITH US: Preparation is Key During Finals Week

Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others. With just about four weeks left for most schools across the nation, students and teachers are beginning to prepare for final testing. A terrifying time of year, the word “finals” just sounds so, well, final. […]

LEAP WITH US: Make Financial Wellness a Top Priority

Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others. As mentors, parents, caregivers and guardians, it is up to use to instill healthy and safe practices in our youth. This is best achieved through leading by example. Some lifestyle habits can be easy to […]

LEAP WITH US: Standardized Testing? Pshhhh – It’s a Breeze

It’s the time of year that most students dread – just weeks away from the end of the final school semester is the beginning of standardized testing. Depending on the age group, this can sometimes mean several separate sets of tests administered over the course of a few weeks. The Common Core standards, which includes […]

LEAP WITH US: Go After that Scholarship

Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others. If college seems financially impossible, it is important to consider the vast availability of scholarships. From local nonprofits, to private universities and athletic programs, the opportunities to secure a scholarship are endless. But, it can […]

LEAP WITH US: We’re a Fortunate Community

Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others. Throughout the years, LEAP Foundation DC has had the absolute privilege of partnering with other nonprofits in our quest to bridge the gap between hope and achievement. These are organizations that work tirelessly to ensure […]