Since 1993

Our Work

The objective of the Foundation is to empower the African-American community. This objective is accomplished through the following:

  • Fostering the education and training of African-American law students.
  • Enriching the lives of African-American children.
  • Improving the quality of life of the elderly, with a particular emphasis on African Americans.
  • Empowering the African-American community, especially the disadvantaged.


GWAC is a network of African-American women attorneys dedicated to the professional development of its members. We are committed to improving the quality of life in the Greater Washington D.C. area through a variety of activities, including educational programs and community service projects.

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Grants and Scholarships

We support future lawyers through our scholarship and community service endeavors.

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Law Students

Started in 1995, L.I.P.P. sponsors summer internships for minority law students with financial need.  The program affords law students the opportunity to gain invaluable legal experience that they would otherwise be unable obtain.

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