The Allen West Foundation is a non-profit corporation that was established in December, 2012 to educate, engage and inspire the next generation of conservative leaders…Specifically, the Foundation encourages and supports minorities, women, and military veterans that desire to serve their country.
Organization seeks to educate and train aspiring minority and veteran conservative leaders.
Boca Raton, FL – Former United States Congressman and retired Lt. Colonel Allen West today announced the launch of The Allen West Foundation, a Section 501(c)(4) non-profit organization with the mission of educating and inspiring the next generation of conservative leaders within the minority and veteran communities nationwide.
A government truly “of the people” must be fully representative of those it governs. Both minorities and veterans are under-represented in elected office at both the state and federal levels, and the Foundation seeks to educate and motivate members of these groups to increase their civic participation and representation in government.
“From the time I first took an oath to support and defend our Constitution as a young Second Lieutenant in the United States Army, I have committed my life to our nation and its constitutional principles,” said West, “I feel both a duty and an honor to encourage others to follow a similar path.”
The Allen West Foundation will:
Host issue-based forums designed to educate participants on important public policy matters and encourage greater civic engagement.
Conduct educational seminars and provide other resources for those considering becoming more engaged in their communities or running for public office.
Advocate on behalf of minorities and veterans on critical issues facing their communities.
Boca Raton, FL – In full accordance with federal regulations, The Allen West Foundation has been established as a non-profit, charitable organization. Further details as to the mission and activities of the Foundation will be released in the coming weeks.