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Jesse Williams, Scholly Launch Scholarship Fund

1 month ago   |   By News One

Actor Jesse Williams has been a fierce advocate for social justice and equity and the Chicago native is putting the focus on ensuring that higher education is accessible. Williams has teamed up with the platform Scholly to create a scholarship initiative for students in need.
“Partnering with Scholly was a natural kind of progression going from my previous experience as a teacher, and trying to attack these issues in our community as an activist and organizer," iJesseWilliams shared.
- AfroTech May 19, 2022
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