Jamila Banks

About Jamila Banks

Jamila Banks is a Motivator, Mentor, and Entrepreneur with a diverse background in arenas such as social services, mental health, environmental advocacy, and education. She is Founder and Executive Director of Foster & Banks Walk in Faith Foundation, an environmentally friendly, social services 501(c)(3) organization located in Los Angeles, CA. She as also a key member of The Pollination Project team serving as our Marketing Assistant, and Leads the Youth Grantmaking Team.

Jillian Jordan, Great Seed Bomb

The fact I could say that The Great Seed Bomb was a Pollination Project grantee and the boost that gave me to keep going was priceless. I could not have funded event or organized volunteers properly without validation through the Pollination Project grant. This event has now garnered national and

Nicole Cardoza featured in Forbes

Nicole Cardoza on Forbes Lists 30 Under 30 - Education (2017), January 2017 Go to article "On the cutting edge of placing yoga programs in public schools. Training and curriculum is provided free to teachers at Title I schools; to date 20,000 students in 800 classrooms in 39 states have

A Grantee Love Story

Have you ever been so frustrated with a person or situation that you thought your mind would explode? We can’t do this work alone. No one can live this life alone. In this day and age, in the state of such a chaotic, and unbalanced world, everyone needs someone. We

Hashem Abu Shama in The RHODES TRUST

Hashem Abu Shama, November 2016 Go to article "Hashem Abushama will graduate from Earlham College with a degree in Peace & Global Studies. He grew up in Arroub Refugee Camp in Palestine. In 2015, Abushama became the first-ever Youth Representative of Palestine Refugees at the United Nations. Abushama managed to

Jenny Lowrey in Chico News & Review

Local heroes 2016, Let’s give thanks to those who help our community, November 2016 Go to article "Every year, Chico News & Review devotes its Thanksgiving issue to Local Heroes, people who go above and beyond as volunteers for the causes that help our community. This year, we shine the