Education in today’s society is a major issue. With test scores dropping and more kids not finishing school or not thinking about attending college, how can we address the issue? Entertainers 4 Education Alliance (E4EA) uses the people that the children of today tend to idolize, celebrities, to get the point across. On October 26, 2010, the second annual “I WILL GRADUATE DAY” event took place at the Tribeca Performing Arts Theatre.
A star-studded affair, big names came out to support the youth in their mission to complete the education process.The event consisted of a youth conference, a pep rally, a concert from the recording artist and it finished off with an awards ceremony.The celebrity guest list included Hip-Hop recording artists Jim Jones and Freekey Zeekey, Miss Teen USA Kamie Crawford, Pop singer Shontelle, R & B singer Tiffany Evans and many others.
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About Entertainers 4 Education Alliance (E4EA)
The entertainment industry charity, a 501c3 non-profit organization that utilizes the power of celebrities, musicians, sports figures, high profile individuals and entertainment to promote positive messages to young people about the importance of education, personal advancement and social commitment. Entertainers 4 Education Alliance believes that every student deserves a quality education. E4EA is committed to strengthening our communities by lowering the alarmingly high dropout rate in America’s schools.
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