Welcome to the Polished Pearls Foundation


The Executive Director's Message

As the Executive Director of the Polished Pearls Foundation, I am honored to help guide the Theta Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. philanthropic division, so that together we may make more of a significant impact in the community. 
For 50 years, the Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has served the greater Fairfield community with honor and distinction.  Through the Polished Peals Foundation, we have and will continue to expand our community partnerships, program capacity, funding, and scope to continue to be “of Service to all Mankind”.
Our focus will remain strengthening and supporting the community by Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Serviceand offering programs to enrich the lives of women and girls of all ages, providing scholarships and book grants to children from Fairfield county pursuing higher education, supporting our nation’s HBCU’s, building economic strength, global awareness and local community endeavors.
Together, we are moving forward, with a renewed purpose and focus, to positively impact the Greater Fairfield community and beyond. We are thankful and grateful for your continued support and allowing us this wonderful opportunity to serve.

With Gratitude,

Tracy Johnson Russell
Executive Director



LaShante’ A. James, President

 Tracy Johnson Russell, Executive Director

Regina Vermont, Vice President     

Bria McCullough, Secretary

Olivia Daniels, Treasurer

Jamie Cook, Financial Secretary

Lataya Middleton, Director at Large

Chandra Maxwell, Director at Large

Mistee Parker, Director at Large

Nicole Bernard, Director at Large

2019 CAP Application Information

CAP_Application (pdf)


Upcoming Sponsored Events

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