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65 results for “lab community”

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65 results for “lab community”

Welcome to House Three Thirty

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As the LeBron James Family Foundation works to redefine what a community and family looks like, we continue to break through barriers and open doors for the students and families in Akron.

Redefining Community

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Community comes in all shapes and sizes. Some communities are close in proximity while others are more spread out. Some rally together, some stand alone.

Proud Family

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No matter the world around them, our I PROMISE students continue to be a light and a beacon of hope throughout the Akron community and beyond. Recently, two of our Akron I PROMISE Network students...

2020-2021 330 Ambassador Applications Now Available

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The 330 Ambassadors are a select group of students from the Akron area chosen each year by the LeBron James Family Foundation to serve as role models and mentors to younger generations in the community, specifically through the I PROMISE School...

State of the Family

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Celebration. Communication. Community. The LeBron James Family Foundation’s first-ever State of the Family was all about coming together and sharing where we are and where we’re going on our journey to create change...

New Look + Big Plans

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As we continue to dig deeper and deeper into the needs of students and families in our community, the LeBron James Family Foundation’s story is constantly evolving.

Promising Results

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Just a couple years ago, it was an ambitious idea with education-changing implications. Two Springs ago, it was an announcement driven by hope and community support. Months later...

LeBron’s 330 Ambassadors Serve Charlotte

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LeBron had provided the 330 Ambassadors with a life experience that showed them new opportunities, new ways of thinking about things, and new ways to serve their community...

We Are Community

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To be part of a community means to uplift, collaborate, and engage with those around us to achieve shared goals greater than ourselves.

Jarvis Landry Joins the IPS Family

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"I was born and raised in Louisiana, similar to this, similar to Akron. But this right here, this school, this community, it’s about to change things"...

Back In The Lab

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In the words of Mr. LeBron, the Foundation is "Back in the LAB."

WKYC'ing the Possible: An Akron Hero

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LAB member Patty Burdon, AKA PB Irish, talks about LeBron’s relationship with Akron and St. Vincent – St. Mary High School.

LAB Highlight | Sherry Neubert

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We love sharing PROMISE kept moments of our WFE kids and AIPN kids. Additionally, we enjoy sharing PROMISE kept moments that happen in our community.

LAB Secondary: Striving For Greatness

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Surrounded by a massive, life-size "LeBron’s Game of Life" board, LeBron Advisory Board (LAB) Secondary convened for their November meeting.

LJFF Teams Up With World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational

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With its roots planted firmly in Akron, Ohio, the LeBron James Family Foundation is proud to be engaged and active in community events across Northeast Ohio.

Leaders in Our Community: Pierce Jordan

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Third year 330 Ambassador Pierce Jordan is a leader for our kids and our community...

Working Hard

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We are nearing the end of the first half of your 6th grade year! How has it been going? Have you guys done any cool community service projects since cleaning the UA Football Stadium?

I PROMISE Moment: The Team Visits the Ronald McDonald House of Akron

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Team LJFF keeps their PROMISE to serve our Akron community and support our partner’s philanthropic initiatives. We spent quality time at the Ronald McDonald House...

LAB Elementary Update: Back in Session

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LAB Elementary is back in session! After taking a short break for the summer, the LAB Elementary resumed its monthly meetings...

Thank your Mr. Todd!

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A very special thank you to LAB Community board member, Todd Stein, for donating to the...

Community Champions

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As LeBron’s Hometown Heartbeat tree was proudly displayed in downtown Akron, the Foundation took this opportunity to reflect on the support of our community.

Just A Kid From Akron

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The tone for the night was set when sixth grade Akron I PROMISE Network (AIPN) student Christian Presutti and...

LeBron Earns J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

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The J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award recognizes the NBA player, coach, or athletic trainer who shows outstanding service and dedication to the community.

330's Get a New Home

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The LeBron James Family Foundation's 330 Ambassadors are so much more than high school students. They are 23 hand-picked leaders from across Akron that serve as LeBron's arms and legs in the community...

LEBRON ADVISORY BOARD

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2011 was the first year of the Wheels for Education program and it was certainly full of lots of learning experiences for...

For Women, Forever

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Last night, another Akron parent took center stage. To a capacity crowd at the Akron Community Foundation’s Women Endowment Fund’s...

LAB Community Highlight: Vanita Oelschlager

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24 hours a day - 7 days a week - 365 days a year; this is true commitment. Vanita Oelschlager exemplifies the definition of dedication by remaining...

LAB Elementary Retreat

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The LAB Elementary board took a "work site modification" and spent the day working in the beautiful and rustic Bath Community Park.

LAB Elementary Meets for September

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Members of the LAB Elementary team gathered at Akron Public Schools’ Conrad C. Ott building for their monthly meeting...

Caroling In Concert at The University of Akron

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Separated, they’re five letters; yet together, those same five letters represent a powerful, innovative, and passionate community.

Metis Construction Brings Home Hardware

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In front of a capacity Cleveland crowd, Michele Campbell, Executive Director of the Foundation, presented the Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service

Video: LAB

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Season 2: LeBron Advisory Board

LAB Community Highlight: Todd Stein

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Not only is he dedicated to his family and business, he keeps his word and his actions show that he is committed to making a difference in our community as a member of...

LeBron's Field Experts

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They are our Parent LeBron Advisory Board (LAB), and they put the family in "We are family."

LAB Secondary Meets for September

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Our LAB Secondary was at LeBron HQ for their monthly meeting. This month, the group of secondary educators and administrators discussed the...

SPECIAL PEOPLE IN OUR LIVES

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The Foundation has been very fortunate to work with some amazing people and we’d like to tell you about one of those very special individuals...

LeBron's Biggest Assist

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Since before he entered the NBA, LeBron's commitment to uplifting his community in Akron has always been one of his top priorities...

LeBron Advisory Boards Retreat to Cavs Game

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On May 6th, LeBron sent his three LeBron Advisory Boards (LAB) on a night out in appreciation for all they do in conjunction with the LJFF.

Rise And Work For What You Have

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While most sixth, seventh, and eighth graders spent their early mid-spring Saturday morning in bed, LeBron’s kids were serving their community.

LAB End Of The Year Celebration

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Throughout the year, a group of more than 40 Northeast Ohioans serve Akron’s youth

LAB Community: Earned Not Given

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From health and wellness to law and planning, our LeBron Advisory Board (LAB) Community members come to us from all walks of Akron life.

LAB Community: WE PROMISE

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We are the LeBron Advisory Board: Community and we are excited to share in your journey through graduation!

Behind The Scenes With Bridgestone

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With its towering glass walls and state-of-the-art technology at every turn, the Bridgestone Technical Center is a modern day marvel.

Force For Good

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When combined with our partners, the LeBron James Family Foundation aims to be a positive force in the Akron community.

Team LJFF Visits Schumacher CLC

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On Wednesday, October 29, Team LJFF stopped their home-opener preparations and took the short drive to Akron’s Schumacher CLC, which is the home of LAB Elementary Principal Brandi Davis.

LAB Community Update: Reunited

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Reunited and it feels so good…August was full of LJFF activities we participated in so we met in July, and then again in September, and boy does it feel good...

LAB Elementary Highlight: David Brown

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From our first LAB Elementary meeting, fifteen months ago, David has been a strong proponent of our Wheels for Ed program, and a diehard supporter of Akron’s youth.

Inspiration Education

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Every kid grows up playing with toys. But not every kid can imagine the possibility of being the one who creates them.

LAB Elementary: Cavs Games & Curriculum

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On a cold and grey November 12, the LeBron Advisory Board (LAB) Elementary came together for their November meeting.

Savannah James Launches Mentorship Program

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While delivering a powerful keynote speech at the Women’s Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation’s "For Women, Forever" event, Savannah James formally announced her new mentorship program...

LAB Elementary: What a year!

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The 2012 – 2013 school year was a pivotal year for our Wheels for Ed program, due, in no small part, to the commitment and the involvement of our LAB Elementary...

Project Ed Bear

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The Monday after Thanksgiving is very important to the Akron community for a reason bigger than Cyber Monday.

LAB Community: June 10 Meeting

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An overview of the Wheels for Education program and all of the coordinating components was needed so all best understand the hometown kids we serve. The remainder of the...

Witness Irish Forever: PROMISE Kept Winter Sports Uniform Unveil

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A PROMISE KEPT is a special thing. In continuation of his PROMISE to the St. Vincent-St. Mary High School community to outfit the entire...

LAB Community: First Meeting

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After getting to know one another and learning more about the Foundation initiatives, we are excited to kick it into high gear in June.

LeBron 12 Heroes: Brandi Davis

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"Our goal is to change the graduation rate in our hometown. Brandi Davis and the teachers, principals, administrators and staff members like her are making our dream a reality..."

Kaulig Companies Announces Partnership with LJFF

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Kaulig Companies Media Lab in the Upcoming I PROMISE School Will Ignite Students’ Imaginations with Hands-On Learning Opportunities and State-of-the-Art Technology...

A Ride On The Rougarou

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Two weeks ago, our AIPN students and their families gave back to their community. One week later, our community gave back to our AIPN students...

LAB Community Highlight: Willie

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Willie and LeBron cultivated a lifelong friendship in the classrooms of STVM and on the court as they brought home three state titles for the Fighting Irish!

A PROMISE To Your Community

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I heard you guys had a special day at The University of Akron's Homecoming. A little snow, rain, hail and sun didn’t stop you guys from making...

W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Community & A Common Goal

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An unwavering commitment to community. Increased opportunities for the youth and families...

LeBron Message | Healing

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A tragedy took two members of our family way too soon. It hurts. Our whole community is feeling it...

LeBron 12 Heroes: Aleah Duncan

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Heroes come in all shapes and sizes.. from all walks of life… and all ages. One of our heroes is a proud teenager from Buchtel High School, where Mrs. Savannah James proudly walked the halls.

LAB Community Highlight: Michelle Giancarli

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As an enthusiastic member of the LeBron Advisory Board: Community and the dynamic energizing coach during Team LJFF Huff n' Puff sessions, she reminds us that...

LeBron Message | Community

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Life can be scary and it can be difficult. We lost two members of our family and that hurts.