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Young Black & Giving Institute Back Names Philanthropist of the Year

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The Young Black & Giving Back Institute has named Akilah Wallace as the 2019 Young Black & Giving Back Philanthropist of the Year.

Ms. Wallace serves as Executive Director of Faith in Texas, a growing multi-racial, multi-faith grassroots movement of churches, mosques, synagogues, and laypeople united in values working together for economic, racial, and social justice.

She also founded the first African-American giving circle in Texas – the HERitage Giving Fund at Texas Women’s Foundation, which has awarded nearly $30,000 in grants to Black women-led organizations.

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