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
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
The Butterfly Effect Project is seeking up to 10 teams of 10 people to compete in its first-ever Intergenerational Black History Bowl at the David W. Crohan Community Center in Flanders on Saturday, Feb. 17. READ