American Graduate: Champion - Lucretia Taylor-McDonald

About This Episode


From KLCS/Los Angeles, CA

Lucretia Taylor-McDonald, PhD, grew up in foster care system and is now the Associate Director of Teen Services at A Place Called Home, where caring staff, supporters and volunteers come together to provide South Central children and teens 8 years old – 21 years old with love, safety, enrichment, training, and opportunities through educational programs, counseling, and mentorship.

American Graduate Day is a live, seven-hour multiplatform broadcast that leverages the power and reach of public media to focus on those organizations and individual Champions keeping kids on the path to graduation. The broadcast and online event features a mix of national and local segments from across the country that showcase how community organizations and individual Champions provide support, advice, and intervention services to at-risk students, families, and schools.

Inspired to get involved? You can become an American Graduate Champion by taking one of Seven Simple Steps to support students, ranging from becoming a mentor to donating school supplies. #AmGradChampion