Coppin State University and Featherstone Foundation Announce Strategic Partnership

BALTIMOREJuly 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation and Coppin State University announce a strategic partnership that will create economic and professional opportunities for students from underrepresented communities. In 2021, the partnership will award $3,000 Featherstone HBCU Scholarships to high academic achieving students. This initiative is part of the Featherstone Foundation’s College and Career Readiness portfolio that will award 30 college scholarships through a $68,000 fund this year. Read More. 

MD Governor's Citation Honors Featherstone Foundation for Promoting Economic Growth

ANNAPOLIS, Md.March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maryland Governor Larry Hogan's administration bestows an official citation to the award-winning William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation for its signature workforce development program, Reaching New Heights. The citation applauds the Foundation's robust job placement and training program for promoting economic growth across the state.

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Featherstone Foundation Unveils $30,000 College Scholarship Fund to Support Students at Morgan State University, University of Baltimore

BALTIMOREAug. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation awards $30,000 merit-based scholarships to 14 exceptional students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education and first generation college students. Each award winner will receive $2,000 to $3,000 scholarships. This year's honorees will attend Morgan State UniversityUniversity of Baltimore and St. Mary's College of Maryland.  

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Charm City's Leading Spanish-Language Financial Conference Showcases Art, Culture and 2020 Census

BALTIMOREOct. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore's only Spanish-language financial empowerment conference, "Mi Dinero, Mi Destino" kicks off today from 10am-3:30pm at Archbishop Borders' School. In its fifth year, the free event brings together vibrant cultural arts, festive music, financial education and community resources. 

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Maryland State Leaders Praise Featherstone Foundation's Multilingual Workforce Initiative

BALTIMORE, March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation celebrated the graduates of its innovative workforce program, Reaching New Heights. The initiative has been an economic engine that has provided underemployed and unemployed multicultural trainees with professional careers, stronger household incomes and financial stability.

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Featherstone CEO Lanaea Featherstone receives Daily Record Award VIP and Leading Women Awards

A decade ago, Lanaea Featherstone and her husband started the nonprofit William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation to provide economic opportunities for Latinos and other underserved communities.

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