Foundation for Letters News and Press

Daily Beast FFL CEO Mike Jackson: How to Make Millionaires Stakeholders in our Public Schools

Bloomberg Coverage of FFL’s 5th Annual Gala, featuring Vivica A. Fox

Jopwell Michelle Herrera Mulligan: Why Women of Color Need to Write Our Own Stories

Knockturnal Vivica A. Fox attends FFL 2016 Gala

Hollywood TimesFFL’s 2016 Honorees: Catherine Saint Louis, Marley Dias, Carmen Rita Wong, Dr. Nadia Lopez, Vivica A. Fox

NY Daily News –  Foundation for Letters external support helps lead to #23 Ranking for Bronx Academy of Letters

NBC – FFL partners with Lucky Peach, Momofuku, Anthony Bourdain and others to support the Bronx Academy of Letters

MMA JunkieFFL Partners with Ultimate Fighting Championship to present Octagon of Excellence Award to Bronx Letters.


FFL Events and Milestones

July 6-10, 2015 – Bronx Loaf Writers’ Conference welcomes almost 50 students from over 20 schools

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June 27, 2015 – FFL Trains Young Voices

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FFL Advisory Council Member Erin Lenahan and Guernica Daily editor Rachel Riederer teach journaling, journalism and narrative writing to students traveling to Senegal, South Africa, and Morocco/Spain. 


June 12, 2015 – FFL represents at IYLI Education/Career Panel.

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FFL CEO Mike Jackson speaks to high school students about writing engagement, leadership and career success at NYU’s Kimball Hall







March 28, 2015 –  FFL and Bronx Loaf staff present at New York City Writing Project’s Teacher to Teacher Conference

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Events Sponsored by the Foundation for Letters

February 26, 2014 – Foundation For Letters CEO Mike Jackson Honored at Benefit Featuring Anthony Bourdain


Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief John Avlon presents FFL CEO Mike Jackson with the Spirit of the Raven Award.






May 2, 2012 –  UFC Legends Frankie Edgar and and Ronda Rousey Present the Octagon of Excellence Award at FFL’s Annual Benefit for Bronx Letters










UFC Champions Frankie Edgar and Ronda Rousey look on with FFL CEO Mike Jackson as Reed Harris presents the Octagon of Excellence award.