Kirk Franklin Fights for Education Equity in New Omaze Campaign
Care about our nation’s most vulnerable students? Join Kirk Franklin as we shine a light on education equity in America.
By Abby SkeansKirk Franklin is more than an amazing voice. He’s an advocate for justice and an incredible person. We’re so proud to be partner with him on this awesome shirt, which you’ll notice, is all about ensuring that all students receive an amazing education, regardless of their zip code.Educational inequality is crippling America’s future.The Hope for Students movement is doing something about it.By teaming up with Kirk, they’re spreading the word and engaging fans everywhere. Do you believe that all students should have access to an amazing education, regardless of the money their parents make, the zip code they live in, or the color of their skin? Be one of those fans! Grab a t-shirt and be a part of this important cause.During the next six months, The Clapham Group is working with The Expectations Project to architecture a campaign within their initiative called Hope for Students which is a national movement of people of faith united around a common pledge to shine a light on education inequality through prayer, compassionate service and faithful advocacy. Do you believe in an amazing education for all God’s children, regardless of the money their parents make, the zip code they live in, or the color of their skin?Your voice matters. Take the Hope for Students pledge today. America’s students need you to stand up and be counted.Together you’ll help grow a movement of people of faith committed to ending educational inequality. You’ll have access to resources and tools that will help you shine a light on this issue in your community. You’ll be joining forces with amazing organizations like The Expectations Project, inspirational leaders like Nicole Baker Fulgham, and powerful culture-makers like Kirk Franklin and the Gospel Music Association, who are all committed to equipping you to lead on this issue.EXCLUSIVE: WIN A FREE KIRK FRANKLIN "ZIP CODE ≠ DESTINY” EVENT IN YOUR HOMETOWN!Want to bring Kirk Franklin and other artists to your hometown to shine a light on education inequality?Hope for Students is partnering with Kirk Franklin and other amazing artists to offer you a powerful opportunity to shine a light on education inequality in your hometown! Take the Hope for Students pledge between now and July 31, 2016 and you’ll automatically be entered in a contest to win a FREE opportunity have Kirk Franklin appear at an exclusive event.On September 10, 2016 we will be hosting a special event featuring Kirk Franklin, Propaganda and Derek Minor called ZIP CODE ≠ DESTINY. Event location will be chosen based on the zip code attracting the largest number of people. All Hope for Students movement makers within 50 miles of this special event will be given a free ticket to attend. The event will feature local faith-based educational heroes and celebrate our common effort to shine a light on educational inequality.So what are you waiting for? Recruit your friends, your small group (or even your whole congregation!) to increase your chances of bringing Kirk Franklin to your town. Take the Hope for Students Pledge.