About 20 Pearls Foundation, Inc., a 501(c) 3 organization

20 Pearls Foundation Inc., was established in 2009 and serves as a non-profit service organization for community involvement and scholastic achievement. This foundation is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and philanthropic purposes. The Foundation provides support for scholarship/educational, cultural and historical activities, community and health services and other programs for all segments of the Las Vegas community.


20 Pearls Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to providing service to the community. One very important way that we strive to achieve this is through our scholarship program.


Proceeds from annual fundraising efforts provide scholarships for young men and women graduating from Clark County Las Vegas area high schools.  


20 Pearls Foundation, Inc., is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. 

Our Mission

The mission of 20 Pearls Foundation, Inc., is to enhance the quality of life in Las Vegas and its surrounding communities through service in the areas of family and children, women's issues and education.


Kechia Thomas English - Board Chairman

Dr. Jolene E. Wallace - Vice Chairman & Corresponding Secretary

Brenda Dumas - Treasurer

Tracey Torrence - Financial Secretary

Erica Silas - Recording Secretary

Board of Directors

Angela Amar, PhD, RN, FAAN

Jacqueline E. Brown​

Arlene Bowie

Erica M. Etienne

Jacqueline R. Hall

.Berna Rhodes-Ford, Esq

Karen D. Johnson

Valerie Randall Lucas

.Kim Martin, Ph.D

Ciara Owens

Quincella Rivers

Sandra Stewart Bass

Sandra Todd

Advisory Board

Kimberley Farmer, MD

Shaun Cochran-Hall, Ed.D

Verena Briley Hudson

Connye Harper, Esq

Rabbiyah Hazziez, D.C.

Jeanne Jones

Barbara Kirkland

Barbara Keith

E. Lavonne Lewis​

Bertha Pendleton, Ed.D. Ph.D.

Carrie Cecilia Peery

Barbara H. Powell

Billie Rayford

Peggy Selma

Diane Stith

Emeritus Board

Barbara McCants-Hill

Our organization earned a 2021 Silver Seal of Transparency!

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Annual Reports