buildOn Featured on American Graduate Day

We’re excited to be a part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s American Graduate Day this Saturday! Our founder and CEO, Jim Ziolkowski, buildOn member Facia Sirleaf, 17, and buildOn alumnus Tierra Coleman, 21, will be featured on a live segment filmed in New York at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

This national broadcast and seven-hour outreach event airs on your local public television channel beginning at 1 p.m. It highlights community partners, educators and youth discussing how to keep at-risk youth in school. Hosts include PBS NewsHour’s Ray Suarez, ABC News correspondent Juju Chang and Need to Know anchor Maria Hinojosa.

Take a look at buildOn’s American Graduate Day page, and follow our Twitter page and the #AmGrad hashtag on Saturday! Here’s a list of stations that will air the program.