News & Events

The Foundation will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to the Bright Star Schools graduating senior who:

 

- Will be attending college or university in September 2016.

- Amasses the greatest amount in savings between March and August, 2016.

- Completes the attached application, essay questions, and submits proof of the above by August 26, 2016.

 

Bright Star Schools - Scholarship Application, 2016
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Our Previous Events:

Friday, April 29th, 2016 @ 2:00PM 

 

Chairman Paris will be the keynote speaker at Bright Star Schools "May Day Event", recognizing graduating seniors who will matriculate into institutions of higher learning in the fall.

 

Location: 5431 W 98th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 @ 11:30AM - 12:15AM

 

Chairman Paris will present the first of eight workshops series, Life Skills and Personal Financial Management at Bright Star Schools Charter Academy.

 

Location: 5431 W 98th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Saturday, October 31st, 2015 - Halloween Night!

 
Paris Masquerade and Costume Party
 
Entertainment: Frenchie Davis of American Idol and The Voice
 
Location: Studio 11, 4621 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016

Wednesday, October 21st, 28th and November 4th, 11th, 2015

 

SAT & ACT Preparatory Course was offered to the Talented Tenth Mentoring Program Participants provided by Tutor Me Please, LLC.

 

Location: 1130 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 @ 6PM - 7:30 PM

 

Chairman Paris will present the second part of his lecture to the Olympic Cadet program on Education, Personal Financial Management, and Entrepreneurship.

 

Location: 1130 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006

 

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 @ 6PM - 7:30PM

 

Chairman Paris presented a lecture to the Olympic Cadet program on Education, Personal Financial management, and Entrepreneurship.

 

Location: 1130 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 @ 6PM

On May 2nd, 2015, The Mary Leak Foundation will be hosting "Cinco de Maypac", a Spring fundraiser for The Mary Leak Foundation: Come experience the Mayweather VS. Pacquiao fight at the stylish Millwick grounds in DTLA. The fundraiser will feature the "bout of the millennium" on a 25 FOOT projection screen with DJ Fingers, catered hors d'oeuvres, entrees & desserts. Alcoholic beverages will also be available for purchase. Immediately following the fight, attendees will experience an after party to remember with the Cuban sounds of the Afro-Latin Salsa Ensemble, SitaraSon

 

Tickets are now available

 

Location: 800 E 4th Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90013

 

Saturday, May 11th, 2014 @ 2:30PM

 

Talented Tenth Mentoring Program participants were treated to a Heart of Los Angeles, Inc. (HOLA) youth concert at Disney Concert Hall, DTLA.

 

Location: 111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 @ 7PM

 

The Foundation is sponsoring an SAT preparation class for its Junior and Senior Talented Tenth Mentoring Program participants through "Tutor Me Please" consultancy.

 

Location: 1130 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90007

 

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 @ 7PM

 

The Foundation is sponsoring an SAT preparation class for its Junior and Senior Talented Tenth Mentoring Program participants through through "Tutor Me Please" consultancy.

 

Location: 1130 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90007

 

 

Monday, February 10th, 17th & 24th, 2014 @6PM

 

Chairman Paris will be presenting a lecture series on Financial Literacy to At Risk Incarcerated Youth at the Los Angeles County Juvenile Probation Facility, sponsored by the New Visions Foundation. 

 

Location: LA County Juvenile Probation Camp Gonzales, 1301 North Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas, CA 91302

 

Sunday, December 8, 2013 @ 8AM

 

The Foundation has sponsored the LAPD Olympic Cadets to participate in the "Quench the Fire" 5K Marathon, benefiting USC's Keck Medical School. Proceeds from the event benefits Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). Please join us by registering at: http://www.quenchthefirerun.org

Friday, November 1, 2013 @ 7PM

The Foundation is hosting Le Comte de Paris Masquerade Ball on Friday November 1st, 2013 at the historic Park Plaza Hotel, 607 S. Park View St. Los Angeles CA 90057. The event will be the inaugural event of our new fundraising division--Le Comte de Paris, and a celebration of the first year implementation of the foundation's Talented Tenth Mentoring Program (TTMP) within the City of Los Angeles.

 
The evening will be a  masked gala featuring: classical & jazz string quartet, operatic soloist, art exhibit/sale, Aerial silk and fire performers, live DJ and R&B recording artist JHING. Tray pass hors d'oeuvres and boutique pastries provided. 

Thursday, August 15, 2013 @ 6PM

 

Chairman Paris will be speaking to the Los Angeles Police Department Youth Cadet Program at LAPD Olympic Community Police Station in conjunction with Los Angeles Police Federal Credit Union regarding Credit, FICO, and Debt Management

 

Location: 1130 S. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006

 

Thursday, June 27, 2013 @ 6PM

 

Chairman Paris will be speaking to the Los Angeles Police Department Youth Cadet Program at LAPD Olympic Community Police Station regarding Job Interviewing and College Preparation, Testing, and Admissions.

 

Location: 1130 S. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006

 

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 @ 6PM

 

Chairman Paris will be speaking to the Los Angeles Police Department Youth Cadet Program at LAPD Olympic Community Police Station regarding Personal Financial Management, Resume Writing, and Job Hunting.

 

Location: 1130 S. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006

 

Thursday, April 25, 2013 @ 2PM

 

Chairman Paris will be speaking to the Senior Economics Class at Public Service Community High School regarding Personal Financial Management and Entrepreneurship.

 

Location: 6100 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90001

 

Friday, April 5, 2013 @ 8:30AM - NOON

 

Chairman Paris will be speaking at the UCLA Community School in Los Angeles regarding Non Profits and Community Service.  

 

Location: 701 S. Catalina Street, Los Angeles, CA 90005.

 

Thursday, April 4, 2013 @ 9AM - 11AM

 

Chairman Paris will be speaking at Los Angeles High School of the Arts regarding Personal Financial Management and Entrepreneurship.

 

Location: 701 S. Catalina Street, Los Angeles, CA 90005.

 

Thursday, March 21, 2013 @ 10AM - 11AM

 

Chairman Paris will be speaking at the Public Service Community School regarding Non Profits, The Mary Leak Foundation and Personal Financial Management.

 

Location: 6100 S. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90001.

 

Saturday, February 9, 2013 @ 9AM

 

Chairman Paris will be speaking at University of Phoenix Entrepreneurship Symposium at the Diamond Bar Learning Center: 1370 S. Valley Drive, Diamond Bar, CA 91765.