- — Chris Angelini (@MrTeachPhilly)Sat, Sep 22 2012 17:23:27
- — Daniel Bassill (@tutormentorteam)Sat, Sep 22 2012 22:55:53Thanks to all of the talent who took part in American Graduate day. Can you find ways to talk about this every week of year? #amgrad
- — Alyssa Ray-Alden (@alyssarayalden)Sat, Sep 22 2012 17:17:53I'm in a local sorority in Milwaukee, WI and I think we would love to get involved. Are there opportunities for groups to volunteer? #AmGrad
- — Andrew Nelson (@TricoachAndy)Sat, Sep 22 2012 22:58:28
- The official @AmeriGrad Twitter account led discussions and posed questions throughout the broadcast.
- — Mauro Zylberberg (@Ssickest)Sat, Sep 22 2012 23:00:33I'm a current volunteer at my high school. I help out a few teachers, as well as help the hype crew get ready for sports events. #amgrad
- — Dead Rell (@toloveorkill)Sat, Sep 22 2012 21:43:08I helped a young christian hall to not only graduate high school, but influenced him to pursue college, he will be attending UDC #amgrad
- 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.
- — CityYearNewYork (@CityYearNewYork)Sat, Sep 22 2012 22:48:49
- — Jim Ziolkowski (@JimZbuildOn)Sat, Sep 22 2012 18:52:09
- American Graduate Day invited celebrities, athletes and journalists to appear on the live broadcast, and many tweeted about their involvement with the initiative.
- — Bianna Golodryga (@biannagolodryga)Sat, Sep 22 2012 21:36:25
- 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.
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.