Yasmine Arrington (left) who was awarded the Peace First Prize on October 20, 2015 in New York will receive a two-year $25,000 fellowship to further her work through her nonprofit ScholarCHIPS. The other Peace First Prize winners are (L-r): Grace Callwood; Brennan Lewis; Jasmine Babers; and Xiuhtezcatl Martinez.
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Yasmine Arrington’s nonprofit has raised over $80K for college scholarships
Yasmine Arrington primarily grew up in Washington, D.C. with a father in prison. She never let her experience prevent her from pursuing her dreams and making social change.