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In response to this summer time’s Black Lives Matter protests and demonstrations, Schneps Media, beneath Co-Writer Victoria Schneps, launched a marketing campaign to place a voice to uncover systemic racism which exists for the Black and brown inhabitants in New York Metropolis.
Schneps Media’s “Your Voice, Your Viewpoint” marketing campaign invited college students starting from eighth grade by way of school to submit essays, poems, movies and TikToks on the subject.
Peter Klein, president of the Claire Friedlander Basis, awarded a $15,000 grant to Queensborough Group Faculty to assist encourage college students to submit their tales.
Klein, who can also be the Chief Funding Officer and Founding father of Aline Wealth (Melville, NY) and creator of two books (Getting Began in Safety Evaluation, 1998, 2009; A Ardour For Giving: Instruments And Inspiration For Creating A Charitable Basis, 2012), stated he felt compelled to assist launch the “Your Voice, Your Viewpoint” marketing campaign.
“All through my monetary companies profession, I perceive the affect, affect, and significance of the written phrase,” Klein stated.
For a few years, Klein served as an funding advisor for the late Claire Friedlander, a Holocaust survivor who immigrated to New York and have become blessed with wealth. She established the inspiration and requested Klein to advocate for her beliefs.
“Civil rights, human rights, eliminating intolerance, prejudice, racism, bias, and stereotyping have been essential points to Claire,” Klein stated. “She impressed folks, particularly college students, to face up, communicate out, participating in freedom of expression — rights taken away from many throughout the Holocaust.”
Klein stated he believes that the Claire Friedlander Basis’s partnership with Schneps Media and Queensborough Group Faculty for the “Your Voice, Your Viewpoint” marketing campaign can “energize residents to turn into drivers of constructive social change of their communities.”
“Now we have the components, together with an important school campus which may entice college students and a outstanding media platform which may unfold communication and dialogue on these points,” Klein added.
The profitable entries have been chosen by a panel of Queensborough Group Faculty college students, with a $500 prize given to every winner.
The winners of the “Your Voice, Your Viewpoint” marketing campaign are:
Title: Skyla Chim
College: Nathaniel Hawthorne Center College 74
Title: Zoe Chuang
College: JHS 190
Pupil: Violetta King
Central Park East Excessive College
Pupil: Joshua Mercado
Age: 15 years previous
College: La Salle Academy
Panel’s Honorable Point out
Pupil: Luke Eckstein
College: Kingsborough Group Faculty
Video Submission (“The Invisible Man”)
Pupil: Mekhi Hewling
College: Curtis Excessive College on Staten Island