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Ceremonial Resolution Issued to the Tajon Authors, Council of the District of Columbia, December 18, 2018

“Barbara Harman: Why giving locally matters more than ever,” The DC Line, December 9, 2018

“Beacon House, Comcast help students thrive in Northeast DC,” Afterschool Alliance “Afterschool Snack” blog, November 30, 2018

“Give It Up, D.C. 2018 Giving Guide: Our annual guide to giving back to the DC area,” Washington City Paper, November 21, 2018

“Internet Essentials Learning Zone Launch in Washington DC,” YouTube 9/25/2018

“Award-Winning Young Authors from Ward 5,” Ward 5 Report, June 28, 2018

The Day Tajon Got Shot, Wins Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award, June 15, 2018

“Beacon House Student-Athlete commits to Alabama.” June 27, 2018

“The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington is proud to announce the Class of 2018-19,” June 6, 2018

“NAA Releases Afterschool Tech Toolkit to Support Digital Learning and Technology Access In Afterschool, National Afterschool Association,” May 17, 2018

“In Practice: Developing a Vision for Technology-Enabled Learning – Beacon House,” National AfterSchool Association “Afterschool Tech Toolkit,” May 17, 2018

“ANNOUNCING: Expanding Tech Education Initiative Site Selection,” Digital Harbor Foundation, May 15, 2018

“The 2018 In The Margins Book Awards Announced,” School Library Journal, February 14, 2018

10 Books To Read After “The Hate U Give,” School Library Journal, January 4, 2018


“Futbol And Football Worked Together To Brighten The Day Of Some Sports Fans While Collecting For A Good Cause,” WUSA9, December 21, 2017

“Beacon House to Collaborate with the NCTA Foundation to Transform Its Education Programs Using the Power of Technology” October 5, 2017

“Mayor Bowser Award $2 Million in Grants to Non-Profit, Community Organizations Serving District Youth,” DC Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education, July 3, 2017

“How Ten Teen Girls From D.C. Wrote A Novel About A Fictional Police Shooting,” NPR’s WAMU The Kojo Nnamdi Show, June 22, 2017

“Local Teens Focusing on Police Involved Shootings,” WUSA, June 12, 2017


“Beacon House Football Leaves For Florida: After almost two weeks of fundraising, Beacon House football is headed to Florida,” WUSA9, December 2, 2016

“Beacon House football sendoff, part two: Parents and teammates of Beacon House talk about their excitement to be traveling to Florida” WUSA9, December 2, 2016

“Beacon House football sendoff, part three: Beacon House is more than just football,” WUSA9, December 2, 2016

“Beacon House football sendoff, part four: Some of the older teammates talk about football at Beacon House,” WUSA9, December 2, 2016

“Help Beacon House get to Florida, WUSA9, November 30, 2016

“Beacon House football program halfway to fundraising goal,” WUSA9, November 28, 2016

“Raising money for Beacon House football,” WUSA9, November 23, 2016

“Beacon House football Hail Mary, WUSA9, November 23, 2016

“Beacon House provides hundreds of at-risk youth a safe haven, hot meals, sports,” Leon Harris and Robin Gould / ABC7,

“Beacon of hope: D.C. program is creating opportunities through basketball, education,” The Real AAU Basketball, Spring 2016

“The ‘Beacon House effect: D.C. nonprofit uses sports to put youths on path to empowerment,”, April 11, 2016

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