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The Winters Group, Inc. Announces 2018 Live Inclusively® Actualized Grant Recipients

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The Winters Group, Inc. Announces 2018 Live Inclusively® Actualized Grant Recipients

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Winters Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural Live Inclusively® Actualized (LIA) grant program. Nearly $75,000 in grants were distributed among twelve non-profit organizations, all of whom are committed to fostering equity, justice, and inclusion within their communities. Collectively, the organizations serve historically marginalized women and/or youth through programs centered on advocacy through the arts, socioeconomic empowerment, restorative justice, and educational equity.

"I am beyond elated and over joyed to be able to support the people and organizations who are doing the much-needed work in our communities to make inclusion and equity real for everyone," said Mary-Frances Winters, President and Founder of The Winters Group, Inc. "Now more than ever, we must build bridges and foster alliances among inclusion advocates—in communities and boardrooms. We are all doing the work and are much more powerful when we do it together," she added.

The Live Inclusively® Actualized grant recipients include the following organizations:

  • Access Inc., Washington, DC
  • Akoben Foundation Inc., Baltimore, MD
  • Alternative Directions, Baltimore, MD
  • BUILD Metro DC, Washington, DC
  • Critical Exposure, Washington, DC
  • Downtown Women's Center, Los
    Angeles, CA
  • Education Law Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • El Centro AMISTAD, Boulder, CO
  • Ragbaby Exchange, Hyattsville, MD
  • Strong City Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
  • The Be Org, Baltimore, MD
  • The GEMS Camp, Dallas, TX

Live Inclusively® Actualized is the corporate social responsibility arm of The Winters Group, Inc., and was launched as an extension of Winters' legacy. The mission of LIA is to break down systemic barriers that impact marginalized communities through grantmaking, programs, and service opportunities that promote inclusion, equity, and justice. "August is also Black Philanthropy Month," said Brittany J. Harris, VP of Innovation & Learning at The Winters Group, "As a black woman owned firm, we take pride in this moment, and see it as an opportunity to use our power and access to transform lives through giving. This is a big part of the work."

For more information on Live Inclusively® Actualized, click here.

For more information on the LIA grant recipients, follow the "Doing the Work" series on The Inclusion Solution blog.

About The Winters Group, Inc.:  

The Winters Group, Inc. is a 34-year old global diversity and inclusion consulting firm specializing in creating transformative and sustainable solutions for organizations in support of their efforts to create more equitable and inclusive environments.

CONTACT: Brittany Harris, brittany@wintersgroup.com

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