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Entertainers 4 Education Alliance, Inc
ENTERTAINERS 4 EDUCATION ALLIANCE SET TO UNVEIL I WILL GRADUATE POSTER CAMPAIGN Featuring GRAMMY AWARD WINNING DUO "MARY MARY". THE CEREMONY IS SET FOR TUESDAY, MAY 8 ON STEP OF CITY HALL.
NEW YORK, NY MAY 2, 2012 Entertainers 4 Education Alliance is set to unveil its newest I WILL GRADUATE Campaign poster featuring three-time Grammy Award winning duo Mary Mary and stars of the hit series, MARY MARY on women's network WE tv. The ceremony will be held on Tuesday May 8, 2012 at 11am on the steps of New York's City Hall.
"Mary Mary's" Erica and Tina Campbell will be on hand for the unveiling along Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Walcott who are invited to attend, along with WE tv's President/General manager Kim Martin, a host of city officials, students, teachers and Entertainers 4 Education Alliance's staff and board members to include NBA great John Starks.
The poster campaign entitled 'Overcoming is Winning' will be displayed in schools across NYC and will be available on the organizations website, along with several platforms throughout the City of New York to be announced. The campaign will also run across Entertainers 4 Educations Alliance's social media platforms of Facebook, Twitter and also be available as a free download on the organization's website at www.e4ea.org. Entertainers 4 Education Alliance co-founder/Executive Director Tonya Lewis said, "It's vitally important that we all promote education to our youth and set a foundation for young people to make education a priority for their life. ...Education is the cornerstone of a successful life. We are fortunate to have Mary Mary lend their celebrity to help us promote this important message to our youth that education is winning and essential to their life."
As a part of Mayor Bloomberg's Interagency Task for Truancy & Chronic Absenteeism Entertainers 4 Education Alliance, is working diligently to provide resources, incentives and innovative programs that are helping to keep students in school. J.P Taylorco-founder of Entertainers 4 Education Alliance added, " Our posters sends a simple message about the importance of education in a world where the importance of education has been diminished, it's vitally important that we all promote this positive message. We encourage people to do their part for the I WILL GRADUATE CAMPAIGN and share this poster either on email, on your Facebook page, Twitter pages, blogs, websites and wherever. Print it out, put it up to show you care about education."
The "Overcoming is Winning" campaign poster is proudly supported by The Department of Education, The Mayors office, Columbia Records, WE tv, The Council of Supervisors Administrators, The United Federation of Teachers and The City Council of NYC.
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ABOUT Entertainers 4 Education Alliance, Inc. (E4EA) headquartered in New York City, is a charity 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. The "I WILL GRADUATE CAMPAIGN," is the organizations dropout prevention campaign and call to action for students, parents, and the entire community to increase educational achievement in our youth. Our goal is to provide powerful messages to the youth about the importance of education through various forms of multi-media and events. The organization is currently expanding their message of empowerment with the launch of the I WILL GRADUATE clothing line slated for its nationwide debut will be available for purchase at major department and specialty stores as well as on line for the 2012/2013 back-to school season.
About Mary Mary
My Block/Columbia Records Inspirational Duo, Mary Mary has quickly become one of the most successful artists in the urban/inspirational/crossover markets. Since their 2000 debut release, Thankful, they have garnered three Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, an NAACP award, a BET award, a Soul Train Award, an ASCAP Golden Note Award, and several Dove & Stellar Awards. The chart-topping duo has sold more than 5 million career albums. Their highly anticipated studio album, "Go Get It" is due in stores May 8th. The duo currently stars in their own self-titled WE tv reality series, highly regarded as one of WE tv's most successful new series. We tv is a women's television network owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., WE tv is available in over 76 million homes and is available in HD and on demand.
About WE tv
WE tv (www.wetv.com) is the women's network that features original stories about every kind of family and all kinds of drama. From the hit series Braxton Family Values and Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? to popular wedding shows like Bridezillas and My Fair Wedding with David Tutera, WE tv provides a modern view of family life that viewers can't get anywhere else. Audiences connect to WE tv and its personalities online, on demand and via WE tv Sync, a live, dual screen viewing experience tailored to each new original episode. Owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., WE tv is available in over 78 million U.S homes.