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FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT TO HELP MORE YOUNG PEOPLE ACHIEVE THEIR GREATNESS!

FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT TO HELP MORE YOUNG PEOPLE ACHIEVE THEIR GREATNESS!

BlogAug 17 2016Comments Off on FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT TO HELP MORE YOUNG PEOPLE ACHIEVE THEIR GREATNESS!

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that the Abram Wilson Foundation has been awarded two generous grants – £10,000 from BBC Children In Need and £10,000 from the Ernest Cook Trust. These grants will fund the second pilot of our Achieve Your Greatness school programme at Corelli College and Plumstead Manor in Greenwich starting this ...

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FOUR YEARS OF ACHIEVING OUR GREATNESS

FOUR YEARS OF ACHIEVING OUR GREATNESS

BlogJun 21 2016Comments Off on FOUR YEARS OF ACHIEVING OUR GREATNESS

Time flies! What we’ve been up to these past four years…. This time last week we spent a wonderful evening celebrating Abram Wilson’s life and four years of the Abram Wilson Foundation. In a LondonJazz review of the concert (which you can find in full HERE), Naoise Murphy wrote “the young musicians on stage have benefited enormously ...

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY! WHAT’S NEXT WITH AWF…

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY! WHAT’S NEXT WITH AWF…

BlogApr 30 2016Comments Off on HAPPY INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY! WHAT’S NEXT WITH AWF…

It’s that time of year again when we get to celebrate JAZZ across the globe.  And what better way to do that than to let you all know what’s in store for the next couple of months. We have some very exciting funding news to share with you in the not too distant future which may or may not involve a certain famous bear…can ...

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WELCOME TO OUR NEW TRUSTEE, SHARAN JASWAL!

WELCOME TO OUR NEW TRUSTEE, SHARAN JASWAL!

BlogDec 29 2015Comments Off on WELCOME TO OUR NEW TRUSTEE, SHARAN JASWAL!

We’re super excited to introduce our new trustee, Sharan Jaswal.  She is Education Director at financial and enterprise education charity, MyBnk. As a founding staff member, she has played a prominent role in designing, developing and delivering MyBnk’s suite of award winning and globally renowned programmes. We managed to sit down ...

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ABRAM WILSON NO FEAR AWARDS

ABRAM WILSON NO FEAR AWARDS

BlogJun 09 2015Comments Off on ABRAM WILSON NO FEAR AWARDS

Today is three years since Abram passed and I have been doing a fair amount to mark it. One of the more recent events was a showcase on 4th June at Birmingham Symphony Hall for their ongoing music education project, Generation Ladywood. Abram was involved in the first phase of Generation Ladywood back in 2012. He was commissioned to write a ...

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ABRAM WILSON DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT CITATION AWARD

ABRAM WILSON DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT CITATION AWARD

BlogJun 06 2015Comments Off on ABRAM WILSON DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT CITATION AWARD

  On 16th May Abram’s family and I attended an alumni weekend at Ohio Wesleyan University (OWU) in Delaware, Ohio to collect the Distinguished Achievement Citation bestowed upon Abram posthumously by the Alumni Association Board of Directors. It was a heartwarming and uplifting day where we were able to meet some of Abram’s ...

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ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS HIGHLIGHTS

ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS HIGHLIGHTS

BlogApr 23 2015Comments Off on ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS HIGHLIGHTS

Between January and February 2015 we successfully realised our first Achieve Your Greatness pilot schools project in two secondary schools in the borough of Greenwich. It was aimed at 40 young people between 11 – 13 years with a special focus on children who have been identified as lacking in confidence, suffering from bullying, experiencing ...

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INTERVIEW WITH LONDONJAZZ – CEO & FOUNDER, JENNIE CASHMAN WILSON

INTERVIEW WITH LONDONJAZZ – CEO & FOUNDER, JENNIE CASHMAN WILSON

BlogMar 08 2015Comments Off on INTERVIEW WITH LONDONJAZZ – CEO & FOUNDER, JENNIE CASHMAN WILSON

Photo Credit: Benjamin Amure  LondonJazz asked me to do an interview for them as part of International Women’s Day, which is today. Enjoy! x LondonJazz News: You are a female founder and CEO of an organisation with an all-female board, how did that come about? Jennie Cashman Wilson: Yes, the Abram Wilson Foundation is a powerhouse of ...

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ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS PROJECT LAUNCHED!

ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS PROJECT LAUNCHED!

BlogJan 13 2015Comments Off on ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS PROJECT LAUNCHED!

  We are super excited to be able to announce the launch of our pilot schools project at Plumstead Manor School and Corelli College in Greenwich for 40 students between 11 – 13 years.  It is generously being supported by Awards for All and the Garfield Weston Foundation. It kicked off this week with the building of our innovative ...

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SUPPPORTING THE ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION – MANNY’S MINI-MARATHON

SUPPPORTING THE ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION – MANNY’S MINI-MARATHON

BlogNov 28 2014Comments Off on SUPPPORTING THE ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION – MANNY’S MINI-MARATHON

On 9th November a great friend and a big supporter of the Abram Wilson Foundation, Manuela Cea-Poblete (otherwise known as Manny) ran a half marathon in a very impressive two hours, raising over £1,000 for the Foundation.  Here’s her story: A 21km run and a bit of magic At the end of the summer 2014 I decided to sign up for a half ...

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