09/27/18 9:12am
09/27/2018 9:12 AM

The Butterfly Effect Project hit the jackpot this week, receiving two grants totaling $42,000 that will help the program expand, according to Tijuana Fulford, the founder of the non-profit organization, which seeks to empower young girls.

The first grant was a $25,000 Neighborhood Assist grant that was competitive, with people casting votes for projects seeking the grants. READ

08/03/18 6:00am
08/03/2018 6:00 AM

After joining the Butterfly Effect Project last spring, 15-year-old Taliyah Moore quickly earned her nickname: “Sunshine.”

“Your nickname is how people perceive you,” said Tijuana Fulford, who founded the group in 2014 with a goal of empowering girls. “[Taliyah] is always happy-go-lucky and doesn’t let [her wheelchair] determine what she wants to do.” READ