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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  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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For Immediate Release – August 23, 2016 Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities Partners with Cumulus Media    Connection with 105 The Vibe will help the Mission educate on homelessness St. Paul, MN – Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities has arranged a partnership with Cumulus Media, owners of local powerhouse stations KQRS and 93X as well as 105 The Vibe, which plays classic hip hop, to help spread the word about homelessness in Minnesota during the

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   JUNE 20, 2016 Media Contact: Gabriela Linder 702.885.8708 The State of Education in Minnesota with Minnesota’s Commissioner of Education, Dr. Brenda Cassellius  Minneapolis, MN (June 20, 2016) – Coming up next on Rock The Schools Episode 58, Minnesota’s Commissioner of Education, Dr. Brenda Cassellius, in a candid discussion of education in Minnesota with host Chris Stewart, goes deep into the indicators of what Minnesota is doing to close the achievement gap with

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  May 30, 2016 Media Contact: Gabriela Linder 702.885.8708   “Generating The Next Wave of Black Brilliance" on Rock The Schools with Citizen Stewart and special guest Filmmaker and Educator Craig Rice Minneapolis, MN (May 30, 2016) - Coming up next on Rock The Schools Episode 55, with special guest, filmmaker and educator Craig Rice Rock and host Chris Stewart, engaging in a deep discussion about how teachers can help develop the next wave of

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 11, 2016 Media Contact: Gabriela Linder 702.885.8708  Rock The Schools with Citizen Stewart host Chris Stewart in an uncensored, uncooked and unscripted interview with legendary iconic civil rights activist, Dick Gregory Minneapolis, MN (April 11, 2016) – Host of Rock The Schools, Chris Stewart, in an unscripted conversation with iconic civil rights activist, comedian and education, Dick Gregory discussing real life events that have shaped systemic social and human justice events

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Minneapolis, MN (February 23, 2016) – Rock The Schools with Citizen Stewart host, Chris Stewart discusses the state of education journalism, the lack of education coverage in the president election, and the TFA 25th Anniversary Summit with nationally acclaimed education journalist, Alexander Russo. Alexander Russo is a longtime education journalist whose work has appeared in Slate, The Atlantic, Columbia Journalism Review, and The Washington Monthly.  He runs three education sites: This Week In Education, The

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