Countdown: 9 Days

We are honored to have such accomplished young women apply for our scholarship! They’re from Rainier Beach and Mercer Island High Schools–each and every one of them has made a difference in our community. Meet them at our Award Ceremony on May 20th! Details: Saturday May 20th; NW African American Museum; 2:30-4:30, doors open at 2;…

SADSF in Rainier Beach

We are thrilled to be exploring a new program this year! An anonymous donor has provided the seed money for us to offer a scholarship to a graduating college-bound senior woman at Rainier Beach High School in Seattle, in addition to our Mercer Island scholarship. As we do for Mercer Island applicants, we will select…

2016 Guest Speaker

We are honored to welcome President Obama’s sister, Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng, as special guest speaker at our 7th Annual Scholarship Award Ceremony to honor the finalists and winners of our 2016 scholarship, as well as the winner of the Dunham/UW Anthropology Essay Contest. Dr. Soetoro-Ng, the daughter of Stanley Ann Dunham, shares her mother’s passion for education and peacebuilding. She…