Friends Adds Two Board Members

Friends of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy welcome Scott Cooke and Gregg Smallwood to its board of directors. Cooke serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Toyota Financial Services and his involvement is an exciting continuation of a longstanding partnership with the company. His personal story of humble beginnings and broad range of experience from […]

Unprecedented Start to School Year

The school year began in September with students attending classes virtually. The campus opened to in person instruction on October 5 using a hybrid model, which means that middle school students attend class daily and upper schoolers attend class in person on alternating days. Principal Rashad Jackson said the transition has been mostly smooth, which […]

Leadership Change

Friends Executive Director has accepted a new position at The Dallas Foundation as the Senior Director of Donor Engagement. In her new role, Kezia will serve as the foundation’s liaison to new Supporting Organizations and manage the donor services team. “We wish her our very best and thank her sincerely for the outstanding way she […]

BOMLA Welcomes New Principal

Friends of BOMLA is excited to welcome Mr. Rashad Jackson as the new principal of the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy at A Maceo Smith. According to Dallas ISD’s Tiffany Huitt, “Mr. Jackson is a product of Dallas ISD. After attending St. Mark’s School of Texas from 1st- 7th Grade, Mr. Jackson attended W.E. Greiner, […]