Category Archives: Education

PAFE’s Sept. 2011 Palaver Hut on Women’s Entrepreneurship & International Partnership

Every month Phelps StokesPrograms for Africa and Freedom Endowment hosts a Palaver Hut, a symposium that creates an environment of productive dialogue on an important issue. This month’s event is entitled, “Women’s Entrepreneurship and International Partnership”. We are extending an invitation to you and hope to see you there. Space is limited, so please RSVP to Abigail Simmons at

For more information about Phelps Stokes’ Programs for Africa & Freedom Endowment, visit or contact Director of Programs for Africa & Freedom Endowment Pape Samb at


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The Washington Post Talks with NHA Director Curtis Watkins About “Safe Passage” Walks

NHA Community Change Agent

On September 15, 2011, The Washington Post interviewed the Director of Phelps Stokes‘ National Homecomers Academy Program, Curtis A. Watkins about  the great work of NHA’s Community Change Agents as they participate in morning patrols aimed at giving kids ‘Safe Passage’ to school in the DC area.

The article mentions that four times a week, Curtis Watkins and a group of National Homecomers also known as NHA Community Change agents walk the streets of Marshall Heights and Lincoln Heights in Ward 7, greeting students and making sure that the students arrive to their designated school safely.

Read the recent Washington Post article “In Ward 7, Men’s Morning Patrols Aimed at Giving Kids ‘Safe Passage’ to School” to find out more about the interview with Director of the National Homecomers Academy, Curtis A. Watkins. For the latest information about the National Homecomers Academy, visit or contact Mr. Watkins at

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