‘I Will Graduate’ Program Launches College, Career Readiness Tour

I WILL GRADUATE Program has launched the Five Borough College & Career Readiness Tour
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NEW YORK, NY – With funding received from the City Council of New York, Entertainers 4 Education Alliance-I WILL GRADUATE Program has launched the Five Borough College & Career Readiness Tour to boost college and career awareness for high school students.

Guest speakers on the tour to include City Council members: Darma Diaz (District 37), Laurie Combo (District 35), Bill Perkins (District 9), Alicka Ampry-Samuel (District 41), Inez Barron (District 42), Adrienne Adams (District 28), I. Daneek Miller (District 27) and others to be announced.

The Five Borough College & Career Tour is a combination of a high-energy pep rally assembly with college resource tools and workshops designed to motivate NYC students to follow their dreams and stay focused towards their college and career goals. NYC students can take advantage of the college and career readiness online workshops, handbooks, and resources to help students make an informed decision on their future educational institution with a focus on City University of New York (CUNY) and State University of New York (SUNY) colleges.

The tour will service a total of fifteen (15) high school campuses in underserved communities, but all NYC students will have access to the virtual workshops and resources.

Tonya Lewis Taylor, Executive Director of Entertainers 4 Education Alliance, Inc. says “We are thrilled to have this amazing opportunity to provide students with much needed resources to prepare them for their college and career journeys. We are grateful to The City Council of New York for providing the funding to make the 5 Borough College & Career Readiness tour a reality.”

Below is a list of confirmed schools as we continue to add tour stops to schools in all 5 boroughs. To receive an in-person College & Career Readiness Assembly (high schools only) Contact: Khughes@iwgprogram.com or oroberts@iwgprogram.com.

Upcoming Tour Dates in December 2021

  • December 7th Epic High School South Jamaica Queens
  • December 8th Wadleigh High School Manhattan
  • December 9th High School for Global Citizenship Brooklyn
  • December 10th Collegiate High School Bronx

Entertainers 4 Education Alliance, Inc./ I WILL GRADUATE PROGRAM (E4EA) headquartered in New York City, is a 501(c)(3) charity organization is dedicated to serving and empowering students, families, and the community by communicating the importance of educational excellence. We accomplish our goals through youth development programs, arts-in-education, college and career guidance, mentoring, parent engagement, school and community workshops, exciting events, and the use of multi-media platforms. We also enlist the talents, resources of the music and entertainment industry along with prominent high-profile individuals to stress the importance and coolness of being educated - "Smart is the New Cool." Visit www.iwillgraduateday.com or www.e4ea.org for more information on our programs and our organization.

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