BEACON Center

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Improve the academic performance and quality of life of young males of color by providing afterschool resources that include character building, academic tutoring, wellness and artistic enrichment resources

April 1, 2013 - May 31, 2016

Focus Area

Racial Equity

Geographic Focus

Mississippi

Amount

$150,000

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“Empleen el dinero del modo en que crean conveniente, siempre y cuando promueva la salud, la felicidad y el bienestar de los niños.” - Will Keith Kellogg

“Sèvi ak lajan an jan w vle depi se sante timoun, byennèt timoun ak kè kontan pou timoun w ap ankouraje.” - W.K. Kelòg