Motivation To Graduation Dropout Prevention Forum

Community leaders and partners met in the MPB Auditorium to address Mississippi's current dropout crisis and discussed solutions to increase the overall graduation rate throughout the state.

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MPB Education Community Champions

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Can I Kick It? 2016 Youth Summer Media Institute

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2015 American Graduate Summit

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Check out photos from our American Graduate Summit 2015. Speakers included a Keynote Address by Dr. Steve Perry (drsteveperry.org), and luncheon speaker State Superintendent of Education for Mississippi, Dr. Carey Wright.

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CIKI: Ballin

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JD doesn't think he needs good grades in order to make the basketball team. When he tries out for the team he realizes he needs to make good grades and hang out with the right crowd in order to be successful.

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Dr. Eric Clark: Our November American Graduate Champion

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Few people in Mississippi have been as committed to education as Dr. Eric Clark. That's why we've chosen Dr. Eric Clark as our November American Graduate Champion.

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CIKI: The Chosen One

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1 in 5 students or 15% to 20% of the population have a language based learning disability. In this video from the 2015 "Can I Kick It?": Youth Movement Through Media Institute, Ashton reaches out for help when he realizes that he is struggling to read and his grades are dropping.

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CIKI: Marco

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Nothing seems to be going right in Marco's life. He is struggling in school, he seems distracted lately and his parents are getting a divorce. Then Marco loses someone close to him. He realizes that he has to push forward and do better for him. He turns his life around.

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American Graduate Day 2015

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A few photos from our live interview during American Graduate Day 2015, that aired on PBS stations across the country. MPB's Desare Frazier interviewed Tonya Hays, director of the WINGS Performing Arts Program at the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center and Brandon Spann a senior at Gulfport High School.

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Past Is Present

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This video comes from a group of students that participated in the, 2015 "Can I Kick It?": Youth Movement Through Media Institute. In the video "Past Is Present," using a poem, a group of students shed light on police brutality and inequality in the U.S. today. Using footage from the civil rights movement, the students showed how present events mirror those from the past.

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American Graduate Day 2015

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On Saturday, October 3rd, from 10 am to 5 pm, MPB is joining stations from across the country, to raise awareness about the incredible work being done by community leaders, educators and youth, to keep kids in school.

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October Champion: Josh Davis

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Josh Davis, MPB's October American Graduate Champion, has worked with Delta Health Alliance (DHA) as Vice President of External Affairs providing fundraising and management of federally funded programs since 2010.

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September American Graduate Champion: Amber May

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The American Graduate Champion for September is Amber May, Programs Director at Operation Shoestring in Jackson, MS and 2014-2015 Afterschool Alliance Ambassador for Mississippi.

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