Media Advisory: UNCF Empower Me Tour Hosted By Celebrity Education Activists Visits Detroit
Inspires Youth to Excel in Academic, Financial and Personal Responsibility
Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 29, 2012
The UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo, a free, traveling college-and career-readiness road show will make its third tour stop for the 2012-2013 season in Detroit, MI on Saturday, November 3, 2012. A program of UNCF (United Negro College Fund), the nation's largest and most effective minority education organization, the UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo will be hosted by Ledisi, Boris Kodjoe, Kim Coles, Lamman Rucker and Jeff Johnson. The tour targets minority middle, high school and college students and parents, empowering them through career and college readiness seminars, personal development workshops and subject-matter expert and celebrity led panel discussions. The tour also provides assistance for students and parents around planning and saving for college, college and career success and leadership development.
WHO: Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Ledisi, attorney and radio personality
Warren Ballentine, Olympic silver medalist Lashinda Demus, Editor-in-Chief
Emeritus of Essence Magazine and Founder and CEO of National CARES
Mentoring Movement Susan Taylor and more.
WHAT: UNCF EMPOWER ME TOUR
Workshops, Tour Zone and Celebrity Panel Discussions
WHEN: Saturday, November 3, 2012
Celebrity Workshops and Panel Discussions
11:30AM – 2:30 PM
WHERE: Wayne State University
Community Arts Auditorium
495 Ferry Mall
Notes to Media: To schedule an interview, please contact Angela Bingham at (313) 873-1500 ext.1504. For more information, visit http://www.empowermetour.org.
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