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“Great wisdom is generous” – Chuang Tzu Each day at CDI our counselors and staff work tirelessly to provide our Scholars with the tools, training, and support to help them advance on the path to a college degree. Beginning in 10th grade and continuing for an unprecedented six years, the CDI Scholars Program truly changes lives by giving bright, motivated high school students the chance to create a life of opportunity. From test preparation, admissions counseling, and application assistance, to leadership training, study skills workshops, and mental health counseling, CDI works closely with Scholars, empowering them to reach their academic…

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CDI’s Board of Trustees Welcomes New President

Dear Friends of CDI, CDI’s Board of Trustees is delighted to welcome our new President, Amma Felix, who joined on September 5, 2017. Amma has worked as an executive in both the higher education and K-12 spaces at the United Negro College Fund in Washington, DC and the Abyssinian Development Corporation in New York City. Her deep nonprofit management background in strategy, program operations, philanthropy and organizational development will be an asset to our work. I know that Amma wholeheartedly shares our passion to provide students with access and opportunities that will have a multiplier effect on their lives for…

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