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Spotlight on Your Recent Impact

from The Woodson Center and our Major Initiatives: the Community Affiliate Network, 1776 Unites, and Voices of Black Mothers United Dear Woodson Center Supporter: Your generosity makes our work possible – and in a moment of crisis in our nation, that work is needed...

Jacarrie Kicks for Kids

The Woodson Center would like you to join us as we welcome our 2021 mini grant recipient, Jacarrie Car, CEO and founder of Jacarrie Kicks for Kids, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Jacarrie is literally connecting souls through soles, by the model he developed that...

CAN STORY: RON ANDERSON

“I created a program that would have served me as a child.” Ron Anderson, a 2021 CAN mini-grant recipient, is the founder of Project Reclaim in Minden, LA. Ron’s non-profit that serves at-risk youth, was able to use the Center’s seed money to improve his...

A Time of Reflection

On April 8th, I celebrated another year around the sun! Birthdays have always been a time of reflection for me, and today I want to express my gratitude for the invaluable support you have provided to the Woodson Center. You enabled the Woodson Center to strengthen...

CAN STORY: TONI MCILWAIN

Toni McIlwain is one of our veteran community leaders, who has been a part of the Woodson Center’s Community Affiliate Network for over 30 years.  Ms. McIlwain, one of our 2021 mini grant awardee, is using the seed money to transform lives in her community through her...

2021 Annual Report

Dear Woodson Center Community, The Woodson Center began in 1981 in response to what I saw as a tremendous unfilled need in our country: to strengthen, resource, and learn from the millions of unsung heroes who were working in our most challenging neighborhoods to...