Attorney Filis is a respected member of the legal community and has earned a reputation for her tireless dedication to her clients. Her passion for advocacy extends beyond the courtroom and into her work with nonprofit organizations that provide scholarships and other resources to high school students with disabilities. Through her leadership, she has made a significant impact in the lives of many students, helping them overcome barriers and pursue their dreams of attending college. Attorney Filis’ commitment to serving her clients and her community is a testament to her integrity and compassion, and she is an inspiration to all who know her.
Cheryl Duncan is the Founder and CEO of the Ashley Jadine Foundation, which is dedicated to reducing the incidence and rate of suicide among young people by providing hope and support to those affected by depression and other issues. The mission of the foundation is to prevent suicide among young people through increased awareness in the community, education, scholarships, and other support services for teens, their families, and their support network. Through her work with the Ashley Jadine Foundation, Ms. Duncan is making a meaningful difference in the lives of young people and their families, and is helping to create a brighter and more hopeful future for all.
Gabrielle, a senior at Summer High School, and her mother Ms. Claudette Wallace, have been adopted and sponsored by Attorney Leona Filis, Founder/CEO of Filis Law Firm, and Kathy Tatum, Founder/CEO of Collaborating Voices Foundation. This sponsorship is part of a scholarship program designed to provide financial assistance and support to high school seniors as they pursue their academic goals. Through their generous sponsorship, Attorney Filis and Ms. Tatum are helping to remove financial barriers and create opportunities for Gabrielle to succeed in her academic pursuits. Safe Diversity Communities is dedicated to promoting diversity, inclusion, and equality within our communities, and we are honored to have partners like Attorney Filis and Ms. Tatum who share our commitment to these values. We are confident that Gabrielle will achieve great success in her academic and personal pursuits, and we are proud to support her on this journey. Gabrielle is pictured with her mother, Ms. Claudette Wallace below.