I AM PR: Community Activist Gio Pays A Visit To The PS120 YMCA After School Program! (@itsgiovannie)
(New York, NY–June 10th, 2012)— Community activist Gio took her “Feed Your Mind” campaign to the PS120 YMCA After School Program. Team G/O hit the afterschool program with the #upmovement in order to keep spreading the message of planting the right seeds for the future. Gio delivered the equation of life “Education=Power “ to grades K-5. The children were entertained and educated on real facts of bullying and the important role they have for the future to make responsible choices.
Gio shared some of her favorite mantras: “You see something, say something”, “Don’t follow bad influences”, “Be a leader & the face of change”, “ Two hearts can change the world” etc.
Gio’s motto and message was driven home after teaching them the Dorothy dance and explaining them the story behind the song. Gio also shared her testimony about her wizard Oprah and how she follows her journey and study her mission and encouraged the students to do the same. She explained the importance of finding a role model with whatever craft they wish to master, and start planting those seeds early. After the house learned how to dance the Dorothy, Team Gio signed autographs, gave pens, bookmarks, wristbands, took pictures, driving the message to about 300 students about the power of being educated.
A gifted and sought-after speaker, via her “Feed Your Mind Campaign”, Gio encourages students to keep pursuing their education using both music and the entertainment business model as inspiring motivator. She educates young students about the dedicated work and necessary skills needed to be successful in the industry that influences nearly every aspect of youth culture. The “Feed Your Mind Campaign” started in select middle schools, high schools and some colleges throughout the New York Metropolitan area before branching out to other educational communities throughout the country through the rest of the school year. Gio has worked with over 20 schools this year and reached an estimated of over 50,000 students
throughout the five boroughs, distributing over 40,000 bookmarks 4,000 pens, 8,000 Wristbands. Next year, Gio aims to spread the program to over 60 schools. In the past she was involved in several major campaigns including Act for Youth, Americourse National Services, TAMP, Community Council & Mediation, Pump Ya Breaks Program, and Over Achiever’s School Tour. Gio’s message and concept is simple: the opportunity to have a successful career in any industry, including entertainment, is directly related to an individual’s pursuit of education.
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