SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR THE BARBERS OF TOMORROW

Making a Dash

Was founded to provide barber college scholarships for the at-risk youth, in the African American community of Portland. OR.

Our goal is to assist students with their carrer ambitions, build upon Portland’s historical black culture, and add to the socioeconomic development of our city generations to come.

In 2018, nearly one third of African American’s students lived in poverty (32% The percentage of lived in households where the highest level of education attained by either parent was a bachelor’s or higher.

We want to help you to have a better future…

Our Vision

In short, our vision is build a healthy community, by giving the young entrepreneurs of tomorrow a helping hand.

Provide the young men and women of today, a light at the end of what may have been a dark or uncertain educational journey. Giving each scholarship recipient, the opportunity to live the kind of prosperous life, that contributes positively to their commmunity.

Our Mission

Making a Dash is about providing a young deserving individual(s) a vocational and/or educational opportunity to become the best versions of themselves, through the gifts of their hands. Our mission, is to manifest dreams into a destiny, that our scholarship recipients live to see!

Our Values

Ethic
Responsibility
Social justice
Transparency
Management
Credibility
Quality

Roughly a quarter of African American's have a bachelor's degree

According to Pewresearch.org

1 %
Hight School or Less
1 %
Academic degree
1 %
bachelor's degree

You can help build a better society

The program will offer scholarships per year, with full coverage of the value of the courses, which have 144 classes a year and requires an estimated dedication of four hours of study weekly. In one year, the participating students will graduate with a specialization in barbering.

With your help, we can make a better community, contributing to the development of tomorrow’s youth.

More than offering specific activities in the scope of social assistance, our foundation aims to transform people’s quality of life.

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    Location

    162 N Hayden Bay Dr,
    Portland, OR 97217, EUA

    Contact Us

    E-mail : contact@makingadash.org