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Youth Speaks Launches “RAISE UP,” A Public Media Spoken Word & Hip Hop Contest

Def Jam Records Co-Founder Russell Simmons and Actress Rosario Dawson Lead Judges in Contest Part of the public media initiative, American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, the youth contest encourages students to discuss thei...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Watch The WHUT American Graduate Community Town Hall Here And Take The Survey

There has been a lot of talk and media attention about the debate over how to address the dropout issue in America¹s schools. On Tuesday February 18, 2014, community members and educational stakeholders from the DC area gat...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Nearly One of Every 10 Howard University Doctors Considered Super By Medical Community

  WASHINGTON –More than 20 of doctors from Howard University College of Medicine, Howard University Hospital and the Howard University Faculty Practice Plan have been named by their peers as one of outstanding pract...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Didn’t See American Graduate Day? Watch it Here!

American Graduate Day 2013 | About the Day | Featured Partners | Related Programming | Participating Stations What’s the power of American Graduate Day 2013? Connecting people to opportunities that actually make a differe...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Books to Read Before Kids Start School

By Danielle Steinberg Anxious, excited, curious, frightened… kids can experience a rush of emotions as they prepare for their first days of school. Whether they’re starting day care, preschool, kindergarten or a different s...
by Michael Cadenhead