September 28th, 2018 - 2nd Annual Harvesting Dreams to Reality Fundraiser
TICKETS ON SALE FOR IMPROVE YOUR TOMORROW’S 2ND ANNUAL FUNDRAISER: Event will support programs to increase the graduation rate for young men of color
SACRAMENTO – Community members are invited to attend the 2nd Annual Harvesting Dreams to Reality fundraising event that benefits Improve Your Tomorrow (IYT), a local nonprofit that works to improve academic achievement and college attendance for boys and men of color. The event will take place 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm on September 28th at Antiquité Maison Privée, 2114 P Street, Sacramento. Guests will enjoy live music, spoken word and performances, a silent auction, art sale and complimentary appetizers. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased by visiting https://www.eventbrite.com/e/harvesting-dream-to-reality-fundrasier-tickets-49057402010.
“Harvesting Dreams to Reality is raising critical funds for IYT’s Capitol Internship Program, a unique opportunity for our high school students to spend six weeks at the State Capitol learning about the government, developing analytical skills and receiving professional mentoring,” said Michael Lynch, co-founder and CEO of Improve Your Tomorrow. “This community event and fundraiser is a great way to have fun while supporting the academic dreams of Sacramento’s youth.”
The Capitol Internship Program has helped dozens of young men of color develop foundational communication, advocacy skills and receive professional mentoring. Over six weeks, the students participate in weekly education seminars, trainings, career exploration and policy research.
Since 2013, IYT has been committed to breaking the school-to-prison pipeline for young men of color by helping them get to and through college. Through academic support, college preparation, workforce development and mentorship, IYT supports more than 650 students in middle and high schools across Sacramento. 100% of IYT students graduate high school on time with 94% attending college after graduation. IYT is a Sacramento-based nonprofit and is funded through foundations, individual donations and government grants. To learn more, donate or volunteer, visit: www.ImproveYourTomorrow.org
Improve Your Tomorrow, Inc. (IYT) is community based organization focused on increasing the number of young men of color to attend and graduate from colleges and universities. IYT currently serves over 650 young men of color, making it one of the largest education nonprofits serving only young men of color in the country. IYT scholars are supported through twelve years of wrap around academic services from:
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