(photo courtesy of www.grcmc.org) After we lost Isaac, a song became an anthem, a source of comfort and courage and solidarity. It became a mission, a message, and homage. It was an organic evolution, naturally flowing toward us in our river of grief. Isaac's soul sista, Bailey Barnes, asked us if she could sing the song … Continue reading The (short) Shine On Story
During September, you will notice a campaign throughout the US to inform and engage health professionals and the rest of us about suicide prevention and build awareness through sharing the warning signs of suicide. By drawing attention to this epidemic, the campaign also strives to reduce the stigma surrounding the topic, encourage the pursuit of mental health assistance, and support people … Continue reading September is Suicide Awareness Month
***A message from Isaac's mama, Christina, at last years first event, a benefit for the launch of the IJLF. Her message, shared with the supporters gathered around her, helps give definition to the mission of the foundation. The evening was almost enchanting, with the warm glow cast of love & barn swallows, and the sound … Continue reading Last Years Launch…
Isaac Julian started playing basketball, across the street at his favorite neighbors, at the age of three. He became a dedicated athlete and superfan of the sport throughout his life and had a special affinity for 3 on 3's. In honor of his hoop dreams, the IJLF board of directors decided to sponsor a 3 … Continue reading Basketball Jones
(photo courtesy http://www.brothajames.com) On April 27, national touring hip-hop musician and inspirational speaker, 'brotha James' (aka, Jeremy Reisig) lead an interactive concert/workshop using music and audience participation to discuss making positive life choices and building relationships with purpose. Several IJLF board members joined him as he traveled to Benzie Central High School, Frankfort-Elberta Junior High, Platte … Continue reading *Passion*Power*Purpose*
We have moved our website from http://www.isaacslegacyfoundation.org to this site/address. We are working on content and updates, of which there are many! Please stay tuned, check back for updates and event info, and stay in touch with us as we work on developing our website and our foundation! Kind Regards--- Isaac Julian Board of Directors … Continue reading Working on this site!