About us

Empower. Educate. Excel.

The Team

Nicholas Dawkins


Mitchell Dawkins II

Vice President

Breanna Dawkins


Janice Dawkins


Empowering Futures Igniting Success

At the Dawkins Family Foundation, we believe that every child and teen deserves a chance to thrive and succeed in their academic and professional lives. Our mission is to empower young minds with the knowledge and skills they need to unlock their full potential.

Through innovative programs and mentorship, we provide a supportive environment where youth can develop essential academic and professional skills. We offer a range of educational resources, workshops, and hands-on experiences designed to ignite their curiosity, enhance their learning abilities, and foster their personal growth.

Our dedicated team of professionals, educators, mentors, and volunteers are passionate about guiding and inspiring young individuals to reach new heights. From providing academic tutoring and career guidance to fostering critical thinking and leadership skills, we are committed to nurturing the next generation of achievers.

Join us in making a difference in the lives of our youth. Together, we can create a brighter future where every child and teen has the tools to succeed academically and professionally.


Empowerment focuses on providing individuals with the tools, skills, and mindset needed to take control of their lives and make positive changes. In the context of assisting communities and youth, empowerment can involve mentorship programs, leadership development initiatives, and creating safe spaces for individuals to express themselves and grow. By empowering individuals, we enable them to become confident, self-reliant, and capable of making informed decisions that positively impact their lives and communities.


Education is a fundamental element in personal and societal development. It equips individuals with knowledge, critical thinking skills, and the ability to navigate the world around them. Assisting communities and youth through education can involve providing access to quality schooling, offering educational resources and programs, and promoting lifelong learning. By emphasizing education, we empower individuals to expand their horizons, explore new opportunities, and develop the skills necessary for personal growth and community contribution.


Excel represents the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of life. It encourages individuals to strive for their full potential and surpass their own expectations. Assisting communities and youth in excelling can involve creating opportunities for skill-building, personal development workshops, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. By emphasizing excellence, we inspire individuals to set high goals, embrace challenges, and cultivate a mindset of resilience and perseverance. Through this, individuals can achieve their aspirations and make meaningful contributions to their communities.

Dawkins Family Foundation Outreach

Formerly known as the Mitchell L. Dawkins Sr. Outreach Ministry.

Melanie Dawkins, Executive Director
Karen Bowers, Asst. Director
Ann Dawkins, Program Director

Melanie Dawkins

Outreach Executive Director