Top Picture: Former Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek, seated, and family. Bottom picture: Florida State Representative Cynthia Stafford, left, and Jessie Trice CEO Annie Neasman.

Black PR Wire

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Carrie Meek Foundation recently hosted its Friends of the Legacy reception to recognize supporters of its community initiatives on Dec. 14 at Stadium Hotel in Miami Gardens.

Lucia Davis-Raiford and former Congressman Kendrick Meek, former Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek’s children, shared their thoughts and thanked leaders in attendance for supporting the foundation and its ongoing commitment to the community – while the elder Meek looked on.

In addition, Tony E. Crapp, Sr., Executive Director of the Carrie Meek Foundation gave special remarks and spoke about the foundation’s mission and future community efforts.

The Carrie Meek Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that sponsors and promotes programs in education, housing, health and economic development and is committed to improving the quality of life for all residents of our community.

The foundation sustains U.S. Congresswoman Meek’s work through grant making, civic engagement and community development. It is the legacy in action of Meek who staunchly advocated equity and opportunity for poor and disenfranchised people throughout her educational career and her distinguished tenure in state and federal office.