Grant to Establish Media Center within Bread & Roses Integrated Arts High School
NEW YORK - The
Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of The
"The Abyssinian Development Corporation shares
The grant will ensure students at Bread & Roses Integrated Arts High School have access to books, technology software and hardware to support the school's curriculum. The high school had been beset with a severe shortage of materials, supplies, desks, and chairs, and a record of persistently low-achievements, until it was assumed by ADC in 2010. During today's event, ADC also awarded Muhtar Kent the Harlem Renaissance Day of Commitment Leadership Award, recognizing his global commitment to building sustainable communities. ADC is the only community-based organization designated as an Educational Partnership Organization by the U.S. Department of Education. ADC also operates Abyssinian Head Start, and sponsors the Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School and the Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social Change.
About Abyssinian Development Corporation
Founded in 1989, Abyssinian Development Corporation is a not-for-profit comprehensive community and economic development corporation dedicated to building the human, social and physical capital in Harlem. ADC has leveraged over $600 million of investments in the Harlem community, and has over 140 employees.
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