African American Leadership Forum

Online Giving

Pledge to AALF Programming

  • Your generous donations fund critical programs that address inequality, economic disadvantage, and poverty. Your company will be recognized as the sponsor of the program throughout the 2017 programming year.

    5-POINT PROGRAM INITIATIVE: $10,000

    AALF-TC’s purpose in highlighting this issue today is to call for concrete efforts in five specific areas — that don’t require additional research to start, can be implemented within and across sectors, and don’t wait for our problems to fix themselves: Hiring practices, support of small and African American led businesses, broader short and long term strategies to end economic disparities, philanthropic support, and in collaboratively monitoring and reporting our progress.

    EDUCATION: CRISIS IN OUR COMMUNITY: $10,000

    In 2011, AALF published Crisis in Our Community, a copy of which I’m attaching; and, in 2013 Eric Mahmoud, co-founder and CEO of Harvest Prep and Best Academy. AALF is in the process of producing an update to Crisis in Our Community, describing best practices in K- 12 Education for African American children in the Twin Cities, with a rating of the top 10 schools in elementary, middle and high school for African American children, based upon proficiency, and proficiency and growth.

    BARAZA: $5,000

    Gathering at St. Paul College. Each year BARAZA has attracted over 300 African American women, registered through churches, civic and community organizations. The workshop presenters, keynote speaker, and panel provide education, and presented data and information on healthy eating, exercise and lifestyles.

    THE JOSIE R. JOHNSON LEADERSHIP ACADEMY: $5,000

    In 2014, AALF established the Josie R. Johnson Leadership Academy (JRJLA). The JRJLA builds and supports networks of leaders by training a new generation of leaders, as well as building connectivity among current leaders through our Dr. Josie R. Johnson Leadership Academy (JRJLA).

    For more information about these programs, go to: www.aalftc.org.

    All donations will be go into AALF’s general fund to host, facilitate and coordinate the programs outlined above. AALF is a non-profit 501(c)3 Tax ID: 47-2200830.

Pledge to Build Strong Innovative Communities

Pledge Build Strong Innovative Communities
Building strong innovative communities requires leadership, unity, courage, strength, belief, and love for one another to improve the lives of families in the Twin Cities.  Please make a pledge today!

Pledge to AALF Programming

  • Your generous donations fund critical programs that address inequality, economic disadvantage, and poverty. Your company will be recognized as the sponsor of the program throughout the 2017 programming year.

    5-POINT PROGRAM INITIATIVE: $10,000

    AALF-TC’s purpose in highlighting this issue today is to call for concrete efforts in five specific areas — that don’t require additional research to start, can be implemented within and across sectors, and don’t wait for our problems to fix themselves: Hiring practices, support of small and African American led businesses, broader short and long term strategies to end economic disparities, philanthropic support, and in collaboratively monitoring and reporting our progress.

    EDUCATION: CRISIS IN OUR COMMUNITY: $10,000

    In 2011, AALF published Crisis in Our Community, a copy of which I’m attaching; and, in 2013 Eric Mahmoud, co-founder and CEO of Harvest Prep and Best Academy. AALF is in the process of producing an update to Crisis in Our Community, describing best practices in K- 12 Education for African American children in the Twin Cities, with a rating of the top 10 schools in elementary, middle and high school for African American children, based upon proficiency, and proficiency and growth.

    BARAZA: $5,000

    Gathering at St. Paul College. Each year BARAZA has attracted over 300 African American women, registered through churches, civic and community organizations. The workshop presenters, keynote speaker, and panel provide education, and presented data and information on healthy eating, exercise and lifestyles.

    THE JOSIE R. JOHNSON LEADERSHIP ACADEMY: $5,000

    In 2014, AALF established the Josie R. Johnson Leadership Academy (JRJLA). The JRJLA builds and supports networks of leaders by training a new generation of leaders, as well as building connectivity among current leaders through our Dr. Josie R. Johnson Leadership Academy (JRJLA).

    For more information about these programs, go to: www.aalftc.org.

    All donations will be go into AALF’s general fund to host, facilitate and coordinate the programs outlined above. AALF is a non-profit 501(c)3 Tax ID: 47-2200830.

  • For more information about these programs, go to: www.aalftc.org.

    All donations will be go into AALF’s general fund to host, facilitate and coordinate the programs outlined above. AALF is a non-profit 501(c)3 Tax ID: 47-2200830.