PIN's Brand Ambassador, Dawnn Lewis, Announces 'A New Day Foundation Event: FOCUSED N F.I.T For A Different World'
On May 26, 2018, the A New Day Foundation in partnership with the University of Southern California (USC) Black Alumni Association, has targeted to reach 1,200 under-served youth and their parents for a full-day of workshops, lunch, and scholarship program.
The FOCUSED N F.I.T. [Financially & Technologically Informed] For A Different World program partners with school districts and organizations throughout Southern California to identify underserved College and College-Bound High School Students to equip them with tangible Financial & Technological Tools and Information as well as Scholarships, to assist them toward a successful and productive future.
The program day includes a well-rounded curriculum of workshops in Healthy Life Choices, Responsible Sexual Behavior, Motivation & Activation and the Benefits of Higher Education. They have collaborated with other Youth Initiative Organizations such as Junior Achievement, Brotherhood Crusade, EMPOWHER Institute, Omega Psi Phi – Youth Leadership Conference & Black Girls Code, whose students will be among those attending the conference.
This program is currently being launched with a vision to grow and scale efforts on an annual basis with committed community partners and organizations, private and public, invested in long-term positive outcomes for our youth. High school graduation with the option of entering and completing college remains a key data indicator to close the school to prison pipeline.
FOCUSED N F.I.T. has garnered some support from organizations such as USC Black Alumni Association, Los Angeles Unified School District, LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, SoCal Gas, Aids Healthcare Foundation, UPS, Xerox and the United Negro College Fund. However, we need YOURsupport to host this event completely free of charge to all student/parent participants on May 26, 2018.
The organization is seeking financial donations to support the four tracks of development workshops: Finance, Technology, Healthcare & Higher Education. Funding for workshop track sponsors, facility costs, food, beverages, items to fill book bags that will be given to every participant, gift cards for volunteers, and much more!
For more information, please visit ANewDayFoundation.net