Quavo, Terrence J, digibanks DJ Khaled, Monica, DC Young Flyy & the Cast of Wild N’ Out, Selena Gomez Made virtual appearances to promote civic participation, education and democracy
Atlanta, September 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Last Tuesday, National Voter Registration Day, Arthur M. Blank Sports and Entertainment held its annual gala Democracy festival and summarized Atlanta falcons, atlanta united, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawksand the Atlanta Braves unite atlanta public schools, UPS, Chick Fil AWhen community foundation Greater Atlanta. The celebration was held at the Home Depot Backyard at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Atlanta, Georgia Democracy Fest brought together more than 3,000 11th and 12th grade Atlanta Public Schools (APS) students to celebrate civic education, community involvement, and youth empowerment. The day was packed with activities from Atlanta’s sports teams, appearances by local and national celebrities, and live games. Some of Atlanta’s biggest businesses and most beloved local teams come together to provide a day of energy and impact to move our city, state, and nation forward in the spirit of democracy. did!
High school students arrived at the event through a tunnel, mimicking the excitement of a Game Day experience, and were welcomed by the day’s organizers. Jovan Page, founder and CEO of Stay Jotivated. Jovan introduced an alumni band from Florida Agricultural & State University (FAMU) and a local band from APS High School. He joined the famous actor Terrence J. AtlantaA comedian based on digibanksand award-winning rapper Quavo capped off the event with a roaring performance of the hit single. “I am very proud of you [Atlanta Public School students] Because we’re falling into democracy,” Quavo said.Vote and change world. Get it!“
The day continued with statements and virtual appearances from celebrities including DJ Khaled, Monica, DC Young Flyy & The Cast of Wild N’ Out. Selena Gomez, all contain similar messages that amplify the importance of civic engagement, education and the celebration of democracy. Activities include testing throwing aim with the Atlanta Falcons ‘Throw Like A Pro’ challenge and allowing students to ‘throw the ball’ on Atlanta United branded soccer simulators and Atlanta Dream inspired sports courts. spread all over the yard. “While testing their knowledge of democracy. Students also took off as Democracy Champions at the Democracy Fest Fun Zone, which features a zipline, rock climbing wall, trampoline bungee jump, and tackle obstacle course.
Democracy Fest launched the first-of-its-kind democracy game show to test students’ civic knowledge on stage. Additionally, the event hosted some of the state’s top he colleges and universities on College Prep Row, making the exploration of higher education accessible.
Nine APS High School students are responsible for the conception and execution of Democracy Fest. They were selected as members of the Atlanta Youth Advisory Board to ensure youth representation in all aspects of the program and to curate an engaging festival of democracy for their peers. These student leaders participate in workshops and training throughout the summer and follow up with their respective schools to continue the legacy of democracy initiatives. Quentin Carter said, “I was thrilled to be part of Democracy Fest to help other young people recognize the impact of their voices. I look forward to continuing this through November and beyond.” I’m looking forward to my background, sexual orientation, gender identity, and how participating in elections can change the country for the better.”
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