Welcome to The Honickman Foundation, dedicated to the support of projects
that promote the arts, health, education, social change and heritage.
We fund a small group of issues and organizations where we feel we can truly
make a difference. We look for projects in the community where we can work
collaboratively and where we can be hands-on and stay very engaged.
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On January 23rd, 2013, hundreds of Pennsylvanians traveled to the Capitol Building in
Harrisburg with a message to our elected officials — We Demand Action Now. Participants
in this "Day of Action" ranged from long-time gun violence prevention advocates to first-time
visitors to Harrisburg, and included parents, teachers, families and students from across the
CDS First Book Prize
Gerard H. Gaskin has won the 2012 Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize
in Photography for his black-and-white and color photographs that document, as Gaskin writes,
"the performative and aesthetic history of the African American and Latino house and ballroom
community." Gaskin's work was selected from two hundred entries in the sixth biennial First
Book Prize competition.
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JBJ Soul Homes
The JBJ Soul Homes, fueled by a lead gift from the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, broke
ground in November 2012. This affordable housing project will feature a newly constructed,
four story mixed-use development with retail space, residences and offices.
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