American Graduate Day
September 22, 2012 was American Graduate Day, a multi- platform event featuring more than 20 national partner organizations, celebrities and athletes to spotlight solutions to the nation’s dropout crisis.
- The official @AmeriGrad Twitter account led discussions and posed questions throughout the broadcast.
- The event featured 20 national organizations that are working with local public media stations to help young people stay in school and on track for on-time graduation. Both local and national partner orgs joined in the real-time conversation.
- American Graduate Day invited celebrities, athletes and journalists to appear on the live broadcast, and many tweeted about their involvement with the initiative.
- Public media stations and PBS programs from around the country rallied support on social media to build awareness of the initiative and encourage fans to tune-in.
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