Richland Library Friends and Foundation Names 2020 Ethel Bolden Minority Fellowship Recipient

Ansley Kamau PopeThe Richland Library Friends and Foundation is excited to announce Ansley Kamau Pope as recipient of the 2020 Ethel Bolden Minority Fellowship. He's a graduate student in history at the University of South Carolina.

During his fellowship through May 2021, Pope is working virtually with Richland Library staff to develop community connections and identify resources to support local residents in several parts of Richland County, including: Lower Richland; Eastover; Gadsden and Hopkins. He's also sharing updates with the Richland Library Friends and Foundation's board.

In addition, Pope is receiving $3,500 in financial assistance. The fellowship encourages and provides support to students from underserved and underrepresented ethnic and racial groups who are working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree.


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Originally established in 2010 as a scholarship, the fellowship recognizes Mrs. Ethel Bolden's years of service to the Richland County community and its libraries.

For questions, please contact Emily Stoll at 803-587-3637 or email estoll@richlandlibrary.com.

About Richland Library Friends and Foundation
The Richland Library Friends and Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, governed by a Board of Trustees, whose mission is to support Richland Library by raising awareness and financial support.


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