Rock The Schools Women’s History Month Special with Dr. Bernice A. King, CEO of The King Center talks about her mother’s memoir, My Life, My Love, My Legacy and her life dedicated to nonviolent, social change.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2017 (Minneapolis, MN) – Chris Stewart, host of Rock The Schools with Citizen Stewart podcast, often communicates to listeners the critical need to integrate history into education reform discussions to give parents, students and educators

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Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute (SYLDI) and sponsors Southern Company, OMG Media Solutions and Poarch Band of Creek Indians unite to bring innovation and youth development training that prepares students for careers of the 21st century.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 28, 2017) Montgomery, Alabama – Van Jones, co-founder of #YesWeCode is bringing a hackathon technology bootcamp to Montgomery, Alabama as part of the historic Spirit of Rosa Parks day events where civil rights icons Dr.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                   DATE: FEBRUARY 2, 2017                                                        PURPLE PHILANTHROPY SHEILA E. BENEFIT CONCERT AT THE MONTGOMERY PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE ON MARCH 4TH CANCELLED Sheila E. thanks her much appreciated friends who purchased tickets. Go to: sheilae.com to view the 2017 tour schedule. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 2, 2017) – The organizations of the Spirit of Rosa Parks events issued a statement of regret that the Purple Philanthropy Sheila E. Benefit Concert will not be coming

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Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute (SYLDI) and Southern Company focusing on developing youth through training and programs that prepare them for careers of the 21st century. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 23, 2017) Montgomery, Alabama - #YesWeCode and Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute (SYLDI) have teamed up to bring a “hackathon” competition to high schools in Birmingham, Selma, Tuskegee and Montgomery, Alabama as part of The Spirit of Rosa Parks benefit events. #YesWeCode Hackathon Theme The

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“Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities is taking a leadership role in organizing community to make decreasing the homeless population a top priority.” Minneapolis, MN (January 6, 2017) - Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities invites the citizens of the Twin Cities to “Stand Up To Homelessness.” The Twin Cities is home to many great corporations, small businesses, entrepreneurs, technologists, universities and a medical industry that is the envy of the world, yet the homeless population has

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Media Contact: Monique Linder Executive Producer, Rock The Schools T: 612.787.8705  E: Monique@omgdigitalmediasolutions.com    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Three special guests share their perspectives on the landmark Supreme Court ruling starting with Dr. Cheryl Brown Henderson, daughter of Reverend Oliver R. Brown, followed by a legal perspective with Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds and in part 3, Dr. Valda H. Montgomery takes us to the epicenter of the civil rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama from her perspective as a neighbor to

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     St. Paul, Minnesota (November 16, 2016) – Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities will be distributing 60,000 Thanksgiving meals during the holiday week – the largest food giveaway of its kind in Minnesota – to feed the hungry in our community. “The bags of food only cost about $35,” explains Dr. Charles P. Morgan, Chief Executive Officer of Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities. “Each year, we have friends and neighbors

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Press Release Media Contacts: Ashlei Stevens, UNCF  202.210.0862  astevens@uncf.org Monique Linder, UNCF  612.787.8705 Monique@omgdigitalmediasolutions.com  UNCF’s Empower Me Tour Presented by Target, Coming to the Rochester, New York Riverside Convention Center on November 14th   UNCF Empower Me Tour is a full day of on-site college admissions, scholarship awards and workshops aimed at giving students and parents the tools to get them to and through college ROCHESTER, NY (November 11, 2016) —UNCF (United Negro College Fund) in

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  Media Contacts: Ashlei Stevens, UNCF     Tel: 202.210.0862  Email: astevens@uncf.org Monique Linder ,UNCF   Tel: 612.787.8705 Email: Monique@omgdigitalmediasolutions.com Press Release UNCF’s Empower Me Tour, Presented by Target, Comes to the Oakland Scottish Rite Center on October 27th UNCF Empower Me Tour is a full day of on-site college admissions, scholarship awards and workshops aimed at giving students and parents the tools to get them to and through college OAKLAND, CA (Oct. 25, 2016) —UNCF (United Negro

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MEDIA ADVISORY     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Monique Linder Date: October 20, 2016 Telephone: 612.787.8705 Email: monique@omgdigitalmediasolutions.com  Sheila E. Invites Media To Join Her In A Preview Of Prince-Inspired Artists’ Exhibits At Orchestra Hall Who: Sheila E. What: Sheila E. Benefit Pre-Concert Music + Art Fair Where: Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403 When: Sunday, October 23, 2016, 10:00AM – 10:45AM Why: Artists near and far submitted images of paintings, sketches, poetry, music

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UNCF Media Contact: Monique Linder Tel: 612.787.8705   Email: monique@omgdigitalmediasolutions.com Press Release UNCF Empower Me Tour to Bring Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Chicago The UNCF Empower Me Tour presented by Target is a full day of workshops, on-site college admissions and scholarship awards aimed at giving students and parents tools to get them to and through college CHICAGO, IL (Oct. 6, 2016) —The UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Empower Me Tour (EMT) is a free,

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Press Release Media Contact:  Monique Linder, UNCF Tel: 612.787.8705   Monique@omgdigitalmediasolutions.com UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Target Wraps Up Its Minneapolis Kick-Off Tour In a Big Way . . . 31 Students Received Scholarships Totaling $450,000 To Attend HBCUs UNCF Empower Me Tour is a full day of on-site college admissions, scholarship awards and workshops aimed at giving students and parents’ tools to get them to and through college MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 5, 2016)

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Purple Philanthropy Sheila E. Benefit Concert will support organizations that make space for youth to create and innovate musically, artistically and athletically.  The Sheila E. Benefit Concert will be held on October 23rd at 7:30pm at Orchestra Hall. In addition to performances from Sheila E. and her father, legendary percussionist Pete Escovedo. The concert will highlight youth performers from Minnesota filling Orchestra Hall with an electrifying, high energy show from Sheila E. and friends, along

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Press Release UNCF Empower Me Tour is a full day of on-site college admissions, scholarship awards and workshops aimed at giving students and parents tools to get them to and through college MINNEAPOLIS, MN (Sept. 22, 2016) —The UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Empower Me Tour (EMT) is a free, traveling college-and-career-readiness roadshow presented in partnership with Target. The tour was created eight years ago by Wells Fargo to inspire students to take control of their futures by pursuing

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      Press Release UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Target to Bring Historically Black Colleges and Universities to the Twin Cities  UNCF Empower Me Tour is a full day of on-site college admissions, scholarship awards and workshops aimed at giving students and parents tools to get them to and through college MINNEAPOLIS, MN (Sept. 22, 2016) —The UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Empower Me Tour (EMT) is a free, traveling college-and-career-readiness roadshow presented in partnership

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Press Release UNCF Empower Me Tour is a full day of on-site college admissions, scholarship awards and workshops aimed at giving students and parents tools to get them to and through college MINNEAPOLIS, MN (Sept. 21, 2016) —The UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Empower Me Tour (EMT) is a free, traveling college-and-career-readiness roadshow presented in partnership with Target. The tour was created eight years ago by Wells Fargo to inspire students to take control of

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 5, 2016 Rocks The Schools with Citizen Stewart Episode 68 About The Least Of Them . . .What Would Jesus Do? EPISODE 68 PART 3 OF 3 LIVE SHOWS FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE FAIR with distinguished guests CEO of Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities, Dr. Charles Morgan and Civil Rights Attorney, Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds Saint Paul, MN (September 5, 2016) –  Rock the Schools with Citizen Stewart, Episode 68, was recorded live from

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