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On April 18th, 2017, America’s Promise Alliance Founding Chair Gen. Colin L. Powell (Ret.) and current Chair Alma J. Powell commemorated the organisation’s 20th anniversary with Recommit to Kids | The Summit for America’s Future. The Summit was held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, followed by The Promise Night Awards Gala, honouring individuals and organisations who are leading efforts to make a difference in young people’s lives.

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These individuals have dedicated their lives to improving the lives of children and are committed to making the promise of America real for every child.

“Our honorees are extraordinary leaders in their fields, pulling out all the stops to make the promise of America real for every child,” said Alma J. Powell. “We look forward to celebrating their successes, following their careers and their example as they continue to do all they can to help children reach their full potential.”


Kenneth Chenault, Chairman and CEO American Express Company; Common, Hip-Hop Artist, Actor, Film Producer, and Poet; Arne Duncan, Managing Partner, Emerson Collective; Dorothy Stoneman, Founder, YouthBuild USA; Bryan A. Stevenson, Founder & Executive Director Equal Justice Initiative.

Performances for this beautiful evening included Andra Day, Two-Time Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter; Kenny G, Jazz Saxophonist; Boys and Girls Harbor Choir; Austin Paul Jr. Musician, Apollo Theaters rising new star; 76 Degrees West
Jazz, Funk, Soul and R&B Band.

The 2017 PROMISES HEROSMalcolm Mitchell, Super Bowl Champion of the New England Patriots, and Andra Day, Two-Time Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter.

It was such a pleasure to attend and cover this event. With all the chaos going on in our world today, it was quite refreshing to experience this cause and see there is still hope for all of us including our younger genereation, whom, if we give of ourselves will definitely have the brightest future ever.



America’s Promise Alliance is devoted to helping to create the conditions for success for all young people, including the millions currently being left behind. Our work is powered by our belief that all children are capable of learning and thriving, and that every individual, institution and sector shares the responsibility to help young people succeed. For more information, please visit, http://recommit2kids.org/




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