American Graduate: Champion - Maria Elena Santos
About This Episode
From WCNY/Syracuse, NY
Meet Maria Elena Santos, a social worker, and American Graduate Champion. She, like fellow Champions, commit their time, skills and resources to make sure that young people succeed.
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