The necessity of organizations like Project Inspire to first-generation college students
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The necessity of organizations like Project Inspire to first-generation college students

High school. For some, it’s a time full of hope, wonder, and new possibilities. And for others, it’s a clear reminder that they are getting to a critical point in their lives that they have no idea how to navigate. As a result, some of our brightest students lose interest in academics, feeling like their … Continue reading

Project Inspire Scholarship Alumni Profile: Lynn Geffrard
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Project Inspire Scholarship Alumni Profile: Lynn Geffrard

This is the third of a profile series written by Social Media Coordinator Michelle Vergara that showcases previous Project Inspire Scholarship winners. Lynn Geffrard is the executive director and founder of her nonprofit Dusting H.E.R. and will be transferring to Florida Atlantic University in fall 2015. How did you first get involved with Project Inspire? I … Continue reading

Project Inspire Scholarship Alumni Profile: Brittany L. Bridges
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Project Inspire Scholarship Alumni Profile: Brittany L. Bridges

This is the first of a profile series written by Social Media Coordinator Michelle Vergara that showcases the Project Inspire Scholarship winners. Brittany Bridges is a senior at the University of Central Florida (UCF) majoring in Health Services Administration and minoring in Mass Communications. She will graduate in Spring 2016 and plans on going to nursing … Continue reading

Teaching our youth about respect and body image
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Teaching our youth about respect and body image

Project Inspire (PI) has proactively taken a creative approach to combating bullying and ensuring our youth know what it is to love others and themselves. This past summer, PI partnered with Suited for Success, in Suitland, MD, to present at its Summer Performing Arts Camp, Polished & Empowered “Creating Young Ladies of Distinction.” During a … Continue reading

Our 2013 Scholarship Recipients Say Thank You!
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Our 2013 Scholarship Recipients Say Thank You!

Our 2013 scholarship recipients are now in college, experiencing the very things we hoped to prepare them for through the Daphne L. Charles Auxiliary Scholarship Program. See thank you notes from our recipients below along with quick updates about college life! A note of thanks from Danielle Liberal, Freshman at Barry University in Miami Shores, … Continue reading

Reflections from our founder on a visit to her high school alma mater
Inspiration / Youth, Education, Empowerment & the Arts Program

Reflections from our founder on a visit to her high school alma mater

Every year, I go back to my roots. I take some time to visit my high school alma mater and speak to students there. I stop them in the hallway, I visit classrooms, I catch them outside, and we talk about college, career, goal-setting and life in general. This past December 2013, I spoke to … Continue reading