YOUTH EMPOWERMENT EVENT
November 11, 2023
Join Light The Way Foundation & Beyond Your Block for an exciting and inspiring event that aims to empower DC, Maryland, and Virginia high school students. This Youth Empowerment event is a must-attend gathering, that will ensure students have tools and information about finance, college/life skill education, and mental health. These factors are so critical for development, so we've invited industry professionals to engage and have interactive discussions with the student participants. We also anticipate a special guest appearance.
This in-person event will be held at Howard University Hospital, Towers Auditorium, in Washington, DC. Lunch will be provided and all students will receive volunteer hours for their participation. Register today and lock in your spot. All confirmed participants will receive an email with updates and consent form.
Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to light the way & get beyond your block for a brighter future!
The first one hundred students to sign up, will be confirmed for this FREE event, Reserve Your Spot Today
CONGRATULATIONS to the three graduating seniors who were selected to receive the Elijah Russell Education Scholarship. All receipients received $1,000 for their college expenses.
Elijah Russell is the late grandfather of the Founder/President of Light The Way Foundation, Janice Murphy. Through these scholarships, her grandfather will continue to uplift and support youth.
CONGRATULATIONS to all 2023 Black History Month winners
Bruce-Monroe Elementary 5th grade classrooms had amazing and creative entries and won a pizza party.
There were also two individuals who won best essays; Ifunaya Iweanoge and Rashad Walker.
A SPECIAL Thank YOU to Robert Katz who provided Scholastic books to all winning classrooms, including the classrooms for individual entries. All teachers were able to select books of their choice.
2022 BLACK HISTORY MONTH CONTEST
2021 BLACK HISTORY MONTH CONTEST
Light The Way Foundation Officers and Anita Jenkins, Howard University Hospital CEO, present awards to 2021 Black History Month winners.
A SPECIAL Thank YOU for those who donated towards the student gift bags; The Better Family, Howard University Hospital, WHUR, and Robert Katz.
2019 - LTW & HUH Black History Month Poster Board Winners
Light the Way Foundation and Howard Univ. Hospital have partnered over the years to collect hygiene products for organizations that support low-income and homeless individuals and families; The Coalition For The Homeless, The Arnold House, and Martha's Table.
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Janice, James, Cynthia & Anthony
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Clarence & Derrick
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Janice (LTW President) Anna & Greg (Martha's Table Team), Cynthia & Jim (HUH Marketing Director, CEO)
Open Letter from Hillcrest Heights Library:
Dear Janice and Julia,
Thank you both so much for yesterday's CPR and First Aid certification session with the teens of Local Strength. Janice thank you for making it possible and thank you Julia for the interactive and informative session provided by you and your team.
The teens greatly enjoyed the session and left the following comments:
"I liked the session and learned how to save people's lives. I look forward to applying my skills in the future."
"I can save people now."
"It was really cool."
"They were great! Showed me a lot if I get into one of those situations."
"I enjoyed this section because it taught me the requirements of how to save a person's life in an emergency and I would like for them to come back again."
"I am now one step closer to achieving my dream of becoming a doctor. Thank you!"
"I liked the whole program teaching us new things."
"I think this session will be helpful for the future."
"I enjoyed the session. It was fun."
"I liked learning the steps. It was awesome and helpful."
"This section was great. It was a great review."
"Thanks for the information."
Thanks again for taking the time to work with them.
Jamyel Jenifer (Jam)
Hillcrest Heights Branch Library
Light the Way Foundation is a non-profit 501 (C)(3) organization that provides funding for youth, with limited resources, to participate in extracurricular activities. We believe structured activities promote fundamental development for our youth, which prepares them for success. We need your support to ensure all youth have access to these programs.
Please consider making a donation today, by selecting the DONATE button. Together we empower our future leaders.
Light The Way Foundation
P.O. Box 458
Temple Hills, MD 20757