Dreamers, Visionaries & Leaders
We link all of the following projects to promote community inclusiveness and cultural enrichment:
– Annual Black History Month publication currently distributed through the Daily Press and used in 200 High Desert Schools.
– Honoring local African Americans as “Dreamers, Visionaries and Leaders” for their professional accomplishments and community service.
-Produce annually the “Know Your History” display which is free and open to the High Desert community at the Jerry Lewis County Government Center, Hesperia, CA.
– Produce annually in participation with the El Dorado Broadcasters (Y102/KAT/TALK 960) the “Know Your History” radio campaign. A month ad campaign (highlighting Black History Facts and information).
-We contribute to two local programs, Tps, Creative Expressions, Inc. (Cultural Arts Foundation) and Ready 4 Reading Literacy program.
-DVL has the following scholarships available: DVL Honoree Scholarship, Dr. Gerald Brown Legacy Scholarship, Leona Griner Legacy Scholarship, Bishop Nathaniel Ruffin Legacy Scholarship, Anna Sugi Legacy Scholarship. A Memorial Grant in the name of the late Jackie Wilson is also available. Funds to be administered through the High Desert Community Foundation.
- Scholarship information and applications are found here.
Dreamers, Visionaries & Leaders wants to be a great community partner and needs support to achieve their goals. To make a tax-deductible financial contribution, please make checks payable to HDCF (High Desert Community Foundation) with Dreamers, Visionaries, & Leaders in the memo section and mail to: HDCF, 16000 Apple Valley Road C3, Apple Valley, CA 92307. You may also pay by credit card or PayPal account by clicking on the Donate button below: