In the Community

Moving Us Forward, Inc. had 300 participants attend their Inaugural Moving Beyond High School Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Fair on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at the Clarion Inn Frederick Event Center. Students and Parents who attended were from the DMV area with a majority from Frederick County Schools. Founder and President, Kimberly Scott had visioned hosting a HBCU College Fair for over a year and a half over 300 Students and parents were able to meet and speak to representatives from the following HBCUs: Bowie State University, Cheyney State University, Delaware State University, Lincoln University of (PA), Morgan State University, Morris Brown College, Spelman College, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Virginia State University and West Virginia State University.

The event consisted of educational and informative workshops focusing on College Financial Aid 101, facilitated Katrina Delgrosso, Head of College Ave Mid Atlantic Campus, and Event Development; Paying for College Maryland Financial Aid, Kendall Cook Maryland Higher Educational Commission (MHEC) and Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) and College Preparedness with Dr. Vell Lyles Associate Vice President of Strategic Enrollment and Innovation, Frederick Community College. The keynote speaker for the event was Mr. Josh Pleasant, Owner of Coached by Plez, LLC who inspired the students to believe in themselves and their ability to achieve their goals.

Moving Us Forward, Inc. Community Partners showcased their services and products which included, Frederick County Public Schools, Frederick County Health Department, Frederick County Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Common Market 7th Street Co Op, Mom’s Organic, Sallie Mae East Region, Krispy Kreme Donuts, Truist Bank, WKYS 93.9, Heritage Creations, Coached By Plez, LLC, 2 Connect 2 College, Inc., and Tropical Smoothie

Beyond High School HBCU College Fair Highlight Reel

Moving Us Forward, Inc, has been busy informing and educating individuals on the importance of their Vote. Visiting Frederick County libraries to Move the Vote Forward.

Thanks and Gratitude to those who donated and came out today, Saturday, November 12th for the 1st weekend of the Moving Us Forward, Inc. Holiday Food Drive with our community partner Tropical Smoothie Cafe of Frederick, Md.

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