Dr. Amina Hassan is a scholar, researcher, and award-winning public radio documentarian with productions ranging from the coup and on-the-spot recordings of the US invasion of Grenada to a 13-part radio series for NPR on how race, class, and gender shape American sports.
With over 40 years of research expertise on issues of race and diversity, Dr. Hassan’s latest accomplishment is the recently published biography Loren Miller: Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist, winner of the 2016 Donald H. Pflueger award, the Historical Society of Southern California's most prestigious book award.
Dr. Hassan received her PhD from the Scripps College of Communication, Ohio University and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
EProject is an initiative of the SCAIII Scholarship Fund in promoting civic involvement and assisting in guiding our young students, high school and college students alike in their future goals and achievements.
The Black Fives Foundation works to research, preserve, exhibit, and promote the pre-1950 history of African Americans in basketball to engage, teach, and inspire youth and others while honoring its pioneers and their descendants.
In December 2012 we send The Lap Chalk Boards just in time for Christmas to the children of Haiti along with the St. Philips Episcopal Church of Harlem (204 W 135th St)
One of our 2011 Scholarship Fund recipients Emmanuela Fosu attended as an SCAII ambassador.
Dr. Linda Rock has now incorporated EProject "Empowerment Day" -- her nonprofit-the purpose of the EProject was to educate, stimulate and present educational discussions, contests and opportunities for educational leaders and students to rally around a particular issue in education. This was a new fundraising initiative in cooperation with St. Philip's Church's Federal Credit Union and Still We Rise. Think of it as a town hall wherein we those of us of ALL ages, come together to collectively formulate solutions we can, should, and must implement now.
Some of the panelist included: Theodore M. Shaw, former Director-Counsel and President of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. and presently Of Counsel at Fulbright and Jaworski, LLP.; William M. Rodgers III, Ph.D., Professor at Rutgers University and Chief Economist, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development (and frequently seen on CNBC and CNN)