The Global Lead News NOV | DEC 2016 - Page 69

HELP SUPPORT A CAUSE

The Tariq Khamisa Foundation (TKF) was established in 1995 after Tariq Khamisa, a 20 year old college student was killed by Tony Hicks, a 14 year old gang member. Tony became the first child in California under the age of 16 to be convicted as an adult.

He was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. Believing there were “victims on both ends of the gun”, Tariq’s father Azim Khamisa reached out in forgiveness to Tony’s grandfather, Ples Felix to begin the process of healing; together they established TKF. Read more.

THE TARIQ KHAMISA FOUNDATION

tkf.org

donate

support safer

schools