Allison James-Frison of Girls; Live Love Laugh gives young women the space to bloom | The Light Series

Finding her deepest passion was to give girls an opportunity to develop in a healthy environment, this Newark-based philanthropist launched an organization after she rose from the ashes of personal struggles.

Allison James-Frison pours her soul into an organization she created over ten years ago for girls living in the Newark, New Jersey area. A Newark-native, James-Frison wanted to created a program that equipped girls to grow into awesome young women, but also the space to just be girls.

Coming from a difficult childhood, James-Frison who was recently named Commissioner on The Commission of The Status of Women at City of Newark, she continues to blossom herself. Even as she shines through the challenges of keeping a non-profit open during this time.

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