If you’re interested in what’s happening at the foundation, the most recent stories from our scholars, and insights into education trends and issues – you’re in the right place.

We also provide information about events we’re participating in or hosting, so check back here as often as you’d like.


Recent News

Scholar Jazzmeia Horn receives Grammy Nod

When you give people the support they need to flourish, they do. We are excited to share that there was a Grammy Nod for one of our legacy foundation scholars! Jazzmeia Horn, a Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts grad, was nominated for best jazz vocal album in 2017.

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Insights

Beyond the Horizon: Education Helps Alleviate Poverty

Education is an investment. While some are not able to make a financial investment in education, it is an investment that has proven to pay itself off. According to “The Demographics of Wealth,” the cycle of poverty can be broken with more education after high school.

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Events

Ascend Scholarship Applications Are Open!

The Ascend Scholarship is for returning college students with no lapses in semester to help offset some of the cost of the student’s education. Applications for this scholarship are being accepted starting the week of August 6 and applications close on September 10. To learn more, visit our Scholarships page.

Applications Open for the Summit Scholarship, Too!

The Summit Scholarship Award is for college students who are returning to school after a separation of at least two years, to help off-set some of the cost of the student’s education. Applications for this scholarship are open starting the week of August 6 and applications close on September 10. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity and apply, visit our Scholarships page.