July 21, 2018
The A New Day Foundation hosted 20 Teen Boys ages 13 – 19 at the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo in the City Of Industry. The Bill Pickett Rodeo is an Internationally Acclaimed Rodeo, featuring four generations of the finest African American Cowboy & Cowgirl Bronco Busters, Bull Riders, Trick Riding and Team Competing Horsemen ever seen! It was a great day of family fun, and an experience like non other! The MenTORS were treated to a private lunch, where they also had the opportunity to share & discuss Relevant Situations and Personal Concerns with our adult group leaders, participate in motivational & empowering, self awareness & growth exercises, as well as a personal visit from several of the Rodeo Cowboys, free of charge to the Teens!
* This event was presented in partnership with the IX Winds Ranch Foundation 501c.3.
May 26, 2018
In the Spring of 2018, the A New Day Foundation presented the “Focused N Financially & Technology Informed (F.I.T.) For A Different World” program, on USC’s campus in Los Angeles. The foundation and its program partners offered a day long conference that provided tangible tools of financial and technological literacy, as well as motivational skills and scholarships to low to moderate income college and college bound high school students and their parents.The A New Day Foundation presented Scholarships of $2,000.00 each and new laptop computers to Eight (8) deserving students. Computers Sponsored By: Malcolm Goodwin & Arnie Burghoff. Scholarships Sponsored By: UNCF
August 18, 2018
The A New Day Foundation will be hosting 15 – 20 Teen Girls ages 13 – 19 for an overnight retreat at Camp Gid D Up! Camp Gid D Up! was founded in 1990 by Internationally Acclaimed EMMY & TONY Award winning actor Glynn Turman and his wife Jo-An. For close to 30 years, the Turman’s have turned their multi-acre ranch in the high desert into a summer camp for Inner City Youth from across the Los Angeles Area. Campers learn to Ride Horses, “Rope”, swim, and a host of other “Ranch Life” activities! The SISTERS will be immersed in the camps activities, while learning self confidence, motivational and empowerment techniques. This overnight retreat provides all meals, camping accommodations and transportation to and from the ranch free of charge to the Teens. Our Adult Group leaders will lead the Teens throughout the day in safe group conversations of Self Awareness, Growth, Healing and challenging Personal Concerns
* This event is presented in partnership with the IX Winds Ranch Foundation 501c.3.
Sisters Hangout; Several times a year, Dawnn Lewis hosts Self Esteem, Self Awareness and Image Building outings for Teen Girls ages 13 – 19 in groups of 8 – 20 at a time. At each outing, a small group of women 21 and over, joins her to create a safe space for these hard to reach teens to share & discuss difficult subjects, teach them etiquette, cooking, fellowship, self esteem, while exposing them to new experiences, cultural opportunities, guest speakers, and more.
“A NEW DAY Concert For A Cause: The Entertainment Family Gives Back”; This bi-annual event is a unique All-Star concert experience, featuring celebrity Musicians, Civic Leaders, Singers, Artists & Performers, generously DONATING their performance/appearance to raise awareness & financial support for community based non-profit organizations that serve the Inner City Community. Past beneficiaries: Los Angeles Urban League, EMPOWHER Institute, K.I.S.Foundation For Sickle Cell Disease.
MenTORS : Men Talking Of Relevant Situations; Several Times a year, Dawnn Lewis hosts SelfEsteem, Self Awareness and Image Building outings for Teen Boys ages 13 – 19 in groups of 8 – 20 at a time. At each outing, a small group of men 21 and over, joins her to create a safe space for these hard to reach teens to share & discuss difficult subjects, teach them life skills, male-to-male fellowship & empowerment, self esteem, social skills, while exposing them to new experiences, cultural opportunities, guest speakers and more.
Focused N F.I.T. For A Different World