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Stacey J. Ashmore named 2018 MLK Citizenship Award Winner

posted Dec 20, 2017, 1:37 AM by Bobby Clark   [ updated Dec 20, 2017, 5:27 AM ]
Greenville, South Carolina - If you are a champion for high risk and under privileged youth in the community, you’ve likely heard of Stacey Ashmore. Stacey has worked in our communities for more than 25 years with community patrol officers, helping to decrease gang activity, with his church, feeding, housing and clothing the homeless and in the Greenville Juvenile Detention Center, mentoring youth by "feeding" them both mentally and spiritually. 

Stacey is dedicated, trained and committed to challenging, motivating, educating and delivering life skills that are changing the lives of many of the youths that he intervenes with. His great passion is helping to enrich the lives of others, spiritually, emotionally, physically and socially. Stacey has been trained in a range of modalities including instructions in victim support, drugs of abuse and drug endangered children, violence in schools, gang awareness and youth violence, law enforcement and safe schools, diversity and mental health training, and Call me MISTER Leadership training. He is long-time presenter of AGF sponsored Project Alpha Program

Due to his exemplary commitment to community services, Stacey Ashmore has received many Outstanding Awards to include the “Max Heller Award”, Certificate of Appreciation for Mothers Raising Sons, “Fast Appreciation (Families and Schools Together)” and “Most Dedicated to the Cause Certificate of Excellence” by the Housing Authority of The City of Greenville.

Stacey is a fun-loving husband, father, grand dad, sibling, and nephew and of great importance “Child Advocate”. He was born, educated, raised and lives in Greenville, SC. He attended Tuskegee University where he studied Physical Education and African American History. Stacey currently serves as the Community Outreach Coordinator at Greenville Family Partnership, where he continues to work with other organizations and churches to support positive youth initiatives for youth at risk and youth in the Greenville Juvenile Detention Center. 

We are extremely proud to select Stacey Ashmore as our 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Citizenship Award Winner. Please join us as we honor his work at the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Gala on January 7, 2018. 


Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York on December 4, 1906. The Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter was chartered on August 24, 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina under the Umbrella of the National Organization and the first African-American Greek-Letter Alumni Chapter in the Upstate of South Carolina.

Established in 2012 as a public 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempted organization, Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation's mission is to aid the poor and disadvantage and help them toward a life of self-sufficiency. Our programs address teenage pregnancy prevention, college preparation & awareness, educational scholarships, youth leadership development and other similar programs. We serve the Upstate area of South Carolina, and are affiliated with the Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of ΑΦΑ in Greenville, South Carolina.