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THE DOCUMENTARYNEHEMIAH

produced by award winning producer Allen West, is being featured at the 2018 American Black Film Festival in Miami, Florida this Summer! 

We plan to send FOUR Ambassadors to Miami to represent our film presentation at ABFF! We need to raise approximately $10,000.00 to reach our goal! 

Please consider donating to the flight, hotel, and transportation costs for our ambassadors! Meet them below:

When you give to our community, you are not just making a donation, you are MAKING a DIFFERENCE in the lives of today and tomorrow.
— Founder Bishop Ed Smith
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Jessica chandler 

Jessie Chandler is a national advocate for children and families involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. She sits on the Board of Education Coordinating Council (ECC), and previously served on the State Youth Council (SYC) as the Los Angeles County Ambassador for child welfare. 

Jessica Chandler spent most of her adolescence bouncing between group homes and Juvenile Hall until she emancipated at age 18. Since then Jessica received her bachelor's degree in psychology, and Masters of Social Work from Cal State University Northridge.

As a Board Member of The Nehemiah Project, Jessica will be representing the Nehemiah Project Organization at the ABFF Film Festival in Miami, FL this Summer.

Your donations will help provide travel expenses, food, and hotel accommodations for Jessica. Please consider donating on Jessica's behalf by clicking the donate button.

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KATHY SAIGeON

President  and Executive Director Christian Foundation of the West, a Christian Community foundation serving the Western US.  Katherine has 30+ years executive experience in philanthropy, including, the Fuller Foundation,  The California Endowment, and the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Previously a CPA with Price Waterhouse, Kathy is currently a member of the AICPA and CalCPA.  Ms. Saigeon is a member of Kingdom Advisors,  and serves on Boards of several charity and ministry organizations. 

As a Board Member of The Nehemiah Project, Kathy will be representing the Nehemiah Project Organization at the ABFF in Miami, FL this Summer.

Your donations will help provide travel expenses, food, and hotel accommodations for Kathy. Please consider donating on Kathy's behalf by clicking the donation button. 

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DANIELLE JELKS 

Danielle Jelks is a 27 year old artist, author, business owner and a wife.  Her business "Chosen Queens" seeks to empower women  of all different backgrounds to be powerful and free.

Danielle is a survivor of the Foster Care system and has not allowed her past to shape her future; this is a message she feels strongly about and hopes to share with women and youth around the world.  She believes that her story and background of being a foster youth is only chapter to add to the story God is writing for her life. Danielle believes that God's glory in her life will be greater than her past hurt, and as she continues to walk in the purpose God has for her life, she represents a story of Hope and Success as an ambassador for the Nehemiah Project - Los Angeles sector .

As an ambassador of The Nehemiah Project, Danielle will be representing the Nehemiah Project Organization at the ABFF in Miami, FL this Summer.

Your donations will help provide travel expenses, food, and hotel accommodations for Danielle. Please consider donating on Danielle's behalf by clicking the donation button.

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LEVE ROSS

Leve Nathaniel Ross V, is a resilient victor of chronic trauma. He has survived difficult environments such as the childcare system, gang violence, and family brokenness which sought to stamp him as another wayward statistic, but God had other plans.

Today Leve holds three college degrees, one of which comes from his recent 2016 graduation from the USC with an MFA in Acting. Upon graduation Leve has been fortunate enough to land a couple of Co-Star roles on Television. Leve desires to continue finding great coaches, mentors and communities that will assist in bringing out the "BEST" in him. Leve Ross also has other talents, which he plans to use to engage communities far and near to bring redemption, joy, and love.

As an ambassador of The Nehemiah Project, Leve will be representing the Nehemiah Project Organization at the ABFF in Miami, FL this Summer.

Your donations will help provide travel expenses, food, and hotel accommodations for Leve. Please consider donating on Leve's behalf by clicking the donation button.

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