A Better Chance to Honor MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark and Other Community Leaders Committed to Education and Diversity

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A Better Chance to Honor MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark and Other Community Leaders Committed to Education and Diversity

2017 A Better Chance Awards Luncheon to Honor Leaders in the Community Who Are Committed to Promoting Education & Diversity & Recognize Top High School Scholars
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 11:00am

CONTENT: Press Release

June 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- WHAT: Event features presentation of 2017 Chairman's Award to JCPenney Chairman and CEO Marvin Ellison; the 2017 Benjamin E. Mays Award to The College Board President and CEO David Coleman and the DreamBuilder Award to Tony Clark, Executive Director, Major League Baseball Players Association. 

A Better Chance Scholars being recognized include Amari Dennis (Flintridge Preparatory School); Ahmadu Simpson (The Galloway School); Isaiah Martin (The Head-Royce School); Cameron Dixon (Lick-Wilmerding High School) and Alexis and Ashley Lowber (Episcopal Academy).

WHEN: 11:30 A.M. to 2 PM on Friday, June 9, 2017

WHERE: Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

About A Better Chance
Since 1963, A Better Chance has been opening the door to educational opportunities for thousands of young people of color in this nation.  Our mission is to increase substantially the number of well-educated young people of color capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society.  We carry out our mission through our signature College Preparatory Schools Program which annually recruits, refers, and supports about 500 A Better Chance Scholars at more than 300 of the nation’s leading boarding, day, and public schools.

Keywords: Diversity & Inclusion | Awards, Ratings & Rankings | Education | Events, Media & Communications | Major League Baseball Players Trust

CONTENT: Press Release