ERI Celebration

Women Who Lead in Jacksonville

Posted by Aleta Turner - May 10, 2016
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Kids With Disabilities Become Superheroes

Posted by Talata Davis - February 14, 2016
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Marley Dias – Let No Man Despise Your Youth

Posted by - February 10, 2017

Do you remember what you did when you were 12 years old? What was your favorite thing to do? Maybe it was riding bikes through sprinklers with the neighborhood kids or looking forward to summer break down at the pool. That is just not the case for Marley Dias. This 12 year is an activist,

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Hoop Dreams Turned Into Reality For Youth In Queens

Posted by - June 27, 2016

When it comes to merging passion with purpose, Tyrone Nash, 27, of Queens, New York is doing just that. Nash, a Notre Dame alum and current forward for Basketball Braunschweig in Germany, wanted to use his skills on the court in a more impactful way. In 2013, Nash launched the annual Tyrone Nash Basketball Camp,

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Make A Difference! Food Truck in NYC Gives Jobs to Former Inmates

Posted by - June 2, 2016

Drive Change is a nonprofit that hires formerly incarcerated youth to operate a New York City-based food truck.“We hire, teach and empower young people who are coming home from the criminal justice system,” Jordyn Lexton, founder of Drive Change, told Pix 11. Drive Change offers year-long, paid fellowships to people ages 17 to 25, which

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ERI Celebration

Women Who Lead in Jacksonville

Posted by - May 10, 2016

On March 5, Empowerment Resources, Inc. held the 12th Annual Journey Into Womanhood Celebration to recognize achievements and “rites-of-passage” of more than thirty young girls ages 9-17, including two graduating seniors. Empowerment Resources Inc. (ERI) is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Jacksonville, Florida that was established in 2002. ERI’s mission is to make

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Awesome Foundation

Atlanta Helps the Awesome Foundation Give $2,000,000 in Grants

Posted by - April 26, 2016

How awesome would it to be to get a grant for $1000 for your idea or organization with no strings attached? Founded in 2009, The Awesome Foundation is a global community of givers with a lightweight model for local giving that brings together ten “micro-trustees” that each make a monthly contribution to form a single grant

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Diddy

Diddy Charters into New Territory

Posted by - April 9, 2016

“I want to have a cultural impact. I want to be an inspiration, to show people what can be done. ” – Sean “Diddy” Combs On March 28 our favorite jack-of-all-trades mogul, Sean Combs, or better known as Diddy, announced that he would be involved in opening a new location of the Capital Preparatory School in

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#TheBeautifulMile

The Beautiful Mile is Redefining the Standard of Beauty

Posted by - March 30, 2016

Last weekend in Atlanta, kicked of the inaugural 2k walk event The Beautiful Mile. Women from all walks of life lined Atlanta’s Historic Old Fourth Ward Park near Ponce City Market to redefine the negative beauty standards the media tries to impose on us. The Beautiful Mile event helps to raise awareness about the harmful messaging

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Savvy Foundation

The Savvy Foundation “Spring into Action Soiree” Brings Out Atlanta’s Best and Brightest in Philanthropy

Posted by - March 28, 2016

The Savvy Foundation launched their 2016 giving season during the “Spring Into Action Soiree”. Savvy Foundation is a non-profit organization that offers programs to youth in areas of arts, music, creative entrepreneurship as well as health and wellness. During their inaugural event, Atlanta’s “best and brightest” philanthropist, community leaders, young professionals and key influencers joined together at Shula’s 347 Grill to learn

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Traveling Heart

PEACHY Perfect: Women in Need Empowered by Women of Good Deeds

Posted by - March 22, 2016

By: Alicia Mitchell @mylishcometrue A pipeline of positivity, the Sisterhood of the Traveling Heart, Inc. (SOTTH), delivers personalized experiences promoting beauty and self-confidence among homeless and at-risk women and teen girls. Curating authentic girlfriend bonding activities, attendees are encouraged to dance away their worries, revamp their wardrobe with on-site fashion consultants, channel their inner Beyoncé

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