Building Our Future Annual FOCUS Gala


Join Us!
Thursday, March 21, 2019
6:00 - 10:00 PM
North Hall at Eastern Market
225 7th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
We will celebrate the future of DC's charter school movement with charter school leaders, supporters, and friends with a night of food, drink, and fun.
Three education pioneers will be inducted into the the DC Charter Hall of Fame:

David Domenici: Chair & Co-Founder of The Maya Angelou Schools
Dr. Ramona H. Edelin: Executive Director at DC Association of Chartered Public Schools
James Forman, Jr.: Co-Founder of The Maya Angelou Schools



Be our guest!

Please be our guest and join us for a lively evening
of food, drink, networking, and a silent auction.


Purchase Tickets



Sponsor us!

Help us continue to strengthen DC's charter schools by supporting the gala!
To learn about sponsorship opportunities contact Monica Harrington at or 202-387-0405.
Deadline: January 31 to be included in invitation.





2018 Sponsors

Chairman's Circle Sponsors

Walton Family Foundation

Board Circle Sponsors

Building Hope
Busy Bee Environmental Services
CityBridge Education
A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation
MCN Build

Patron's Circle Sponsors

AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation
Center City PCS
City First Bank of DC
Mr. & Mrs. Malcolm E. Peabody
Studio Twenty Seven Architecture

Choice Circle Sponsors

Achievement Preparatory Academy PCS
American Federation for Children
Ampersand Education
Cara & Sekou Biddle
Charter Schools Development Corporation
Stephen A. & Diana Goldberg Foundation
Imagine Schools
Lamb Insurance Services
The Meltzer Group
Melanie & Larry Nussdorf
Shinberg.Levinas Architects