print-only banner
The White House Skip Main Navigation
In Focus
News by Date
Federal Facts
West Wing

 Home > News & Policies > January 2001

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
January 29, 2001

The Fishing School a Faith-Based Community Center
Tuesday, January 30, 2001
the Fishing School
4737 Meade Street, N.e.
Washington, D.C.


This is a faith-based program that relies primarily on private donations. The Fishing School was founded in 1990 by Tom Lewis, a retired D.C. police officer.  They provide a safe haven, intervention and education for vulnerable children and youth.

The Fishing School, as a member of the Ward Six Action Team, was presented The Team Prevention Award for 1991.