05Nov2011

Aspirations

Mission:

Aspirations is a faith-based, non-profit organization that is client centered; with a mission to reach a hurting people where they are, offering them a hand up, not a hand out.

Program Highlights/Accomplishments:

Aspirations and its founder has been profiled in national magazines, websites, newsletters, radio, videos, Public Service Announcements, and local newspapers. Most recently, Dr. Joyce Turner Keller was profiled in 2 The Advocate for her advocacy and public speaking in August, 2011, and a Special Edition of Real Health National Magazine “35 People In The World To Watch”, December 2006, making the list with then Senator Barack Obama; July 28, 2011, Aspirations was one of the organizations invited to The White House to be a part of the Hepatitis Awareness Day Program where President Obama signed the first Proclamation in recognition of hepatitis. Aspirations has been honored on the floor of the United States Congress by Congressman William “Bill” Cassidy, M.D., The Sixth District, of Louisiana. Congressman Cassidy presented Aspirations with a “Certificate of Recognition and Commemoration,” March 13, 20011. Aspirations has received proclamations from: Former Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, for hosting The First Annual Hepatitis Awareness Day Testing Event, May 2005; received a Proclamation from Governor Bobby Jindal for addressing and hosting “The Fifth Annual Teen Violence and Self Esteem Building Conference,” March 13, 2011. Aspirations has received other Proclamations from the current Mayor Melvin “Kip” Holden of Baton Rouge, Louisiana for hosting the First Annual Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, National HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, The First Annual Commemorative World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast and a Third Annual Teen Violence and Self-Esteem Building Conference.

More Information:

http://www.aspiringdreams.co/

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