Fourth graders in Irmo meet their Kindred Kids pen pals

Source: WLTX19, Emily Correll

December 13, 2019

IRMO, S.C. — Fourth graders at Harbison West Elementary School got to meet a pen pal they have been anonymously been writing to all semester. Bunnie Lempesis Ward introduced the program Kindred Kids to the school as a part of her Liberty Fellowship project. "I've always had this passion about kids

Columbia Urban League Honors Jim Lehman for Claflin Leadership

Source: Nelson Mullins

December 9, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Urban League has honored Managing Partner Jim Lehman with its annual Social Justice Award. The award recognizes his “excellence in leadership as chairman of the board of Claflin University, a Historically Black University (HBCU), and his advancing academic excellence

Lowcountry Land Trust’s Ashley Demosthenes named 2019 Ambassador

Source: Charleston Regional Business Journal

November 12, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Lowcountry Land Trust president and CEO Ashley Demosthenes has been awarded the 2019 Ambassador award by the Land Trust Alliance, for consistently and effectively advocating for a broad range of federal policies supporting conservation. Each year the Land Trust Alliance recognizes

The power to change lives

Source: South Carolina Bar

October 24, 2019

“She changed my life.” Domestic violence survivor Juliana Cano and attorney Patricia Ravenhorst both said this statement referring to each other. Fifteen years ago Ravenhorst was practicing immigration and employment law at Wyche in Greenville when Cano approached her about pro bono assistance with

Donna Isgett Named Chief Operating Officer for McLeod Health

Source: McLeod Health

August 19, 2019

August 19, 2019, Florence, South Carolina -- McLeod Health has announced the promotion of Donna Isgett to the role of Chief Operating Officer. She will report to President and CEO Rob Colones and have oversight of administrators at all seven hospitals in the McLeod Health system, which serves 18

Urban League Welcomes Reverend Sean Dogan as New Interim President and CEO

Source: Urban League of the Upstate

August 12, 2019

The Urban League of the Upstate welcomes Reverend Sean Dogan as the new interim President and CEO. Rev. Dogan is a Clemson graduate and attended Shaw School of Divinity in Raleigh, NC. He lives in Greenville with his wife, Satreva and daughter, Ramiah. Rev. Dogan has served as Senior Pastor of Long

Mentors Chosen for Liberty Fellowship's 15th Class

GREENVILLE, South Carolina (July 25, 2019) – Twenty-one innovative leaders who have made lasting impact on the state are mentoring the Fellows in Liberty Fellowship’s class of 2020. Accomplished and successful, these mentors are diverse in thought and experience and each has pushed for progress in