A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation Statement on Passing of Director Lawrence C. Nussdorf

EngineerGirl

The EngineerGirl Ambassadors program, launched by the National Academy of Engineering on International Women’s Day 2018, invites high school girls with an interest in and understanding of engineering to share their talents with younger girls in their community. Sophie, a high school student from Pasadena, CA, was chosen as an EngineerGirl Ambassador in the 2019 […]

Latin American Youth Center

Based in Columbia Heights, Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) is a multi-service community anchor that has been supporting the social, academic, and career needs of young people since the late 1960s. In 2018, Lupi Quinteros-Grady took the reins as President and CEO. Ms. Quinteros-Grady has a 20-plus year history with the organization: she was a […]

DCPS Persists

As part of its broader commitment to support DC public and charter school graduates succeed in college, the Foundation invested $10 million in the DC Public Education Fund to launch DCPS Persists, a new program that provides college-bound DC Public Schools graduates with a support network to help them graduate from college. Starting with the class of 2020, students will be […]

Children of Fallen Patriots

Cassidy La Bouff is the daughter of U.S. Army Major Douglas A. La Bouff. “My dad had the biggest heart. He was caring, compassionate, and genuine,” she explained. Maj. La Bouff lost his life in 2006 while serving overseas. “My dad’s service means everything to me. He was the type of man where if he […]

DC Prep

Emily’s path to education began in the seventh grade as a volunteer tutor at Martha’s Table. She was paired with a student her age and grade to help with his homework.

Samaritan Inns

In 1997, Lynette was suffering from alcohol and drug addiction. When she lost her job, she knew she needed to change her life. But she also knew she couldn’t do it alone. Lynette sought help at Samaritan Inns.