American Graduate

The Future of Work Series on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/01/2021 - 10:00pm

 Since early 2020, the world has been rocked by triple crises: the global pandemic, the ensuing economic disruptions, and the acknowledgement of long-existing racial inequities. With U.S. unemployment sky-high, a majority of Americans are concerned about the future. The usual ladders to security - education, hard work, life-long employment - appear to have broken down.

The Future of Work Digital Series

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 3:10pm

The multi-platform "Future of Work" initiative kicks off with the launch of a six-part digital series. The digital series will examine how the pandemic has impacted long-term employment trends for entry-level and early career workers. Through intimate portraits of Americans making their way through an ever-changing landscape, each episode focuses on one of the key themes from Future of Work — the gig economy, the rise of the precariat, the digital nomad, working to live, the community worker, and new opportunities — and through generations in a family, illustrating its past and present.

American Graduate: Path to the Future Launch Event

ICYMI: Watch On-Demand WXXI Education on June 8, 2021 at 7 PM ET for the American Graduate: Path to the Future virtual launch event. This multi-year initiative, from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and The WNET Group, strives to help students explore and prepare for high-demand careers, including the 30 million open middle skill jobs that require a one-year occupational certificate or two-year associate degree. Watch On-Demand. 

WXXI Kids 24/7

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 6:00am

WXXI Kids 24/7 is a TV channel and livestream dedicated to PBS KIDS programming when and where you want it.

Survey: Anti-Poverty Initiative Community Priorities

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:16pm

Survey: United Way is asking for your feedback on the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. Please considering sharing your thoughts by taking their survey.

WXXI Kids Summer Exploration Station Events 2015

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:00pm

Celebrate Summer Learning with WXXI Kids and Central Library! 

Come play at Exploration Stations in the Children’s Center of the Central Library. Do fun hands-on activities and keep the learning going all summer long!

 

WXXI Kids 2015 Summer Learning

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 6:00am

WXXI Kids offers FREE, fun and educational content, tools and events for families this summer!

The Homestretch

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 11:00am

This film follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Airing on WXXI-World, January 2, 2016 at 7pm. (Re-air dates through 1/5/17)

Recognize an American Graduate Champion

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 9:42am

Do you know a champion for education in our community? Recognize them as an American Graduate Champion! Share how they have made the commitment to help children and young people succeed by recognizing them as an American Graduate Champion.

Host Your Own American Promise Screening

February-April, 2014

Host your own screening/discussion of a film that traces the experiences of an African-American boy and his friend at a prestigious private school for 13 years. DVD & Discussion Guide Available.

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