NON-PROFIT Spotlight On :
ALMA G. DAVIS
Alma G. Davis Foundation has been able to strategically help victims and communities overcome domestic violence by providing year around educational programming on the subject and assistance to survivors.
Through its mission to “Educate, Empower and Celebrate survivors of domestic violence and help them achieve economic and self-sufficiency”, founded in 2005, the foundation has been able to offer survivors social services, pre-employment and work maturity skills, wellness education and financial development; giving them the necessary resources needed to transition into lives of independence.
Ms. Davis Ms. Davis created the foundation’s national signature event, “Dinner for Divas”, which honors over one hundred-fifty (150+) women and young girls that have all survived domestic abuse and are currently residing in shelters. Other signature projects created by Ms. Davis under the foundation include the annual “National Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Survivors Conference” and “Walk A Mile in Their Shoes” 5K run/1-mile walk, giving survivors an opportunity to share their personal stories with communities, while raising awareness about domestic violence.