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Celebrating 10 years of impact and educating kids!
Pharrell was awarded for his work with the U.N. on International Day of Happiness, his commitment to climate action and his work with FOHTA providing educational S.T.E.A.M.M. related tools needed for the future success of children.
Next Wave Showcase — the next generation of NYC artists sharing our sounds while paying it forward for other kids left behind
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This amazing true story of African American female mathematicians, working at NASA in Hampton, Virginia, tells of their contribution to the “space race”.
The Love Project, a new social activation campaign whose mission is to address the need for love in the world, and to amplify and inspire love, was unveiled today.
Look who was a clue on Jeopardy!
Thanks to Shaggy with Stuff the Bus we were able to hand out toys to the FOHTA students.
“My mother was a teacher for over 20 years, so I grew up with education being super-important. I had a lot of great teachers.”
Howard University Computer Science major Sarah Jones from Marlboro, Maryland was awarded a $50,000 FOHTA / UNCF scholarship to pursue her graduate studies.
FOHTA students worked with ad agency Victors & Spoils to create a PSA for A Partnership for a Healthier America’s Fruits N Veggies campaign “FNV” to get kids to eat more fruits and veggies.
This summer FOHTA expanded to a site in Titusville, Florida. Titusville, FL is our first camp outside of the state of Virginia.
Go behind the scenes with FOHTA students as they make a PSA for FNV – the newest brand in town.
Here’s a great article about FOHTA from Virginia Business
Urban League of Hampton Roads, Inc. gave FOHTA the Marian Palmer Capps Award for making a significant contribution to the Hampton Roads community through the promotion of educational initiatives supporting inter-racial understanding and cooperation.
Dr. Williams and Pharrell Williams present Sara Jones, a computer science major, with a UNCF/FOHTA Scholarship.
Pharrell Williams may be a Renaissance man of sorts—musician, artist, environmentalist, clothing designer, and more—but the star is also giving his time and energy to From One Hand to Another, a not-for-profit organization that develops learning programs for underserved 7- to 20-year-olds.
Here’s a great article about Dr. Williams from Coastal Virginia Magazine.
Bid on items donated by Pharrell and Friends and help fund FOHTA’s Summer Of Innovation Camp at ebay.com/fohta Auction live from May 12, 2014 7pm EST – May 22, 2014 7pm EST.
Pharrell is coming home! He will appear at Z104’s Shaggfest at Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach on June 7th.
The funds raised will send over 100 children to Innovation Camps at From One Hand To AnOTHER this summer.
Dr. M. Gail Derrick was recently elected to the Fulbright Association Board of Directors. She also served a term on the Board of Directors for the Fulbright Academy, a Fulbright alumni organization that helps connect scholars to institutions for research. Having written for international publications, presented papers worldwide, her term of office on the Governance…
GIVING BACK makes others HAPPY.
Thurgood Marshall’s 25th Anniversary was held at its new home in Washington D.C. This event provided a great networking opportunity for FOHTA. Pictured here is Mr. Williams, Dr. Williams (FOHTA), Georgette “Gigi” Dixon (Wellsfargo) and George Spencer (Spencer Group) with his fiance.
Dr. Alvin Schexnider has authored a new release. Saving Black Colleges: Leading Change in a Complex Organization (Philanthropy and Education) gives an account of “challenges, opportunities and prospects for change for historically black colleges and universities.” Louisa Strayhorn received the prestigious L.D.Britt, M.D. Community Service Award. Dr. Britt is a world renown and respected surgeon…
2013 Congratulations Given by Astronaut Leland Melvin
“To change the world one kid at a time by providing them the tools and resources to meet their unique potential.” - Pharrell