The Frederick Douglas Reese Foundation is dedicated to preserving the profound legacy of Dr. Reese by employing innovative educational methodologies and technological advancements to create a significant global influence on humanity. We are committed to rectifying the disenfranchisement experienced by students in many of the nation's most underserved and impoverished communities, with the aim of cultivating leaders who can transcend local boundaries to make worldwide impacts.
In the spirit of F.D. Reese, our foundation fosters a culture of respectability, self-pride, and morality, instilling these values in everyone touched by our initiatives. We are steadfast in our mission to elevate community consciousness regarding critical societal issues, doing so through culturally pertinent educational services, scholarship opportunities, and cutting-edge technology. By integrating modern technological strategies and innovative approaches, we aspire to revolutionize the educational landscape, ensuring that our actions today pave the way for a brighter, more inclusive future.
Alan Reese, CEO
The vision of the Frederick Douglas Reese Foundation, Inc. is to be a beacon of transformative change, shaping a future where every individual in underserved and impoverished communities has access to the resources, education, and opportunities needed to thrive. We envision a world enlightened by the principles of Dr. Reese, where respect, self-pride, and morality are not ideals but realities lived daily. Through innovative technology and educational strategies, we aim to dismantle barriers, cultivate universal leaders, and inspire a global movement of informed, empowered individuals committed to uplifting themselves and their communities.
Marvin Reese Jr. COO
Our services and programs are designed to support students and juveniles to enhance their academic and social skills to be better citizens.
The Late F. D. Reese known as a member of Selma's "Courageous Eight"
The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his wife, Coretta King, and Rev. Dr. F. D. Reese led the final day march from Selma to Montgomery on March 25, 1965. Thousands of civil rights marchers joined in the walk, which began in Selma on March 21, demanding voter registration rights for blacks.