Explore STEAM programs and careers Summer 2023 as a participant in the STEAM HBCU College Tour!
Harrington Book Scholarship Awardees
The students were selected for their exceptional academic achievements and their community minded endeavors. Our recipients are Sanya Martin and Ethan Thomas, attending Tougaloo College and Aston Shelton, attending Tuskegee University.
Bolar Family Reunion Tour
H Group Foundation Educational Tours guided members of the Bolar family through historical parts of Jackson including the Medgar Evers home and the Farish St. area.
H Group Foundation Mentees
The H Group Foundation's mission is to link history and put achievements of people of color with the possible betterment they can build on in the future. Student, Ashton Shelton said, "This is a valuable history lesson that I gained through my relationship with H GROUP FOUNDATION." Three student mentees experienced one-to-one time learning how past events are linked to their present lives.
Woman of Action Forum
Organized by H Group Board member Carol Robinson, City of Jackson Mayor engaged in open forum to discuss priorities for connecting communities and working on issues and needs of Jackson. This forum was held in Feb 2022 at JSU E-Center
Niya D. McAdoo Graduates
H GROUP FOUNDATION mentee, supporter and forum organizer graduates with honors from Kansas University in May 2022 and is now in Graduate School in Hawaii. Niya is pictured with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anderson and Rev. Harrington.
Women’s Foundation Workshop: She’s on Board
H Group Foundation Board Chairperson, Rev. Harrington, CEO Marquita Slater and Board member, Kenitra Wallace attend the Women's Foundation She's on Board training workshop.
Grown @ 13 Book Release
H Group Foundation is proud to present the autobiographical book by Rev. Shirley Harrington. The book reflects on her life from age 13-17 in Jackson, MS
With the launch of the H Group Foundation, the book has become an important tool for teaching social action and human service delivery involvement. In the short span of six months Grown@13 was read by students at Kansas State University and a lecturer conducted during Women History Month. Tougaloo College used it in Spring and now in Fall semesters within English department to address current students responsibilities and challenges.
Eliza Pillars Registered Nurses Association
During their annual session, H Group Foundation board chairperson spoke to the public health challenges and selfless work being done by African -American nurses from the earlier months of the COVID -19 pandemic. They conducted a question and answer time to explore needs for more community support and awareness of the contributions of nurses.
From this meeting, the H Group has continued relationship building with the Eliza Pillars Nurses Association.
PPE for the Homeless at Christmas
H Group Foundation funded and supported the efforts of youth mentees to make and deliver bags of personal protection items for members of the homeless community in Jackson. H Group staffers held discussion with mentees after to get feedback and share learned elements to grow from the experience and work.
Civil Rights Tour of Jackson, "The City with Soul" with Perkins Foundation
As young people and groups come to Jackson, the need to share our history and progress becomes an action opportunity. With guided tours and lecturers, H Group provides this link from past to present. Working with others, we share experience and knowledge that will guide actions in future work for justice. We thank the Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau for published materials that help us design these beneficial exchanges.
Civil Rights Tour of Jackson for Iowa and Nebraska students
Supporting Minority-Owned Businesses
Supporting minority-owned businesses is essential to be sustainment of community. 2021 welcomed the establishment of Sallie-Roberts Wellness providing Health/Beauty Non-Invasive treatments. 'Wholeness is Our Priority"
Participation and Contribution to Tougaloo College during Founder's Week 2021
H Group Foundation board chair, board members and CEO supported the historic Tougaloo College by attending events during the 2021 Tougaloo Founder's Week observance. Chair Harrington participated in the Social Justice and the Black Church forum that explored social action for the future and the role of the church in community activism. The networking at Sunday's convocation gave opportunity to speak with President Carmen Walters and others about lecturer collaboration of Tougaloo and H Group for this 2021-22 academic year. Photos provided of Tougaloo College President, Dr. Carmen Walters receive personal check from H Group Board Chair and Tougaloo GRADUATES - Board Secretary and her husband Herman Porter; Chair Harrington with Panelists.