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Bridging Diversity with Collaboration & Understanding Susie Kay, Founder and President of Hoop Dreams Scholarship Fund has transformed HDSF from a one-day event into a year-round institution that provides a unique and powerful experience for our students and adult volunteers through our yearlong mentoring, college preparatory and SAT preparatory programs and professional internship program.

President Barack Obama speaks at HDSF Congressional Reception (image courtesy - Hoop Dreams Scholarship Fund)


oop Dreams Scholarship Fund (HDSF) works to create and foster personal relationships between hard-working Washington, D.C. public high school students and the local business community through a network of resources that empower and support inner-city students from the public schools in the Nation’s Capital to discover their best pathway to a post-secondary education - a professional career and ultimately an enriched life - build bridges of understanding and collaboration between inner-city public school students and the business and political communities of the Washington Metropolitan region - and promote an on-going dialogue on the need for a community-centered commitment to uplifting our most precious resources: our students.


Best of DC

Ari Fleischer and at 10th Annual CR with Susie Kay, Founder of Hoop Dreams Scholarship Fund

BEST OF DC: Defining Change in American Leadership  
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