Aspen Institute Project Play ambassador Kobe Bryant speaks about the importance of play in youth sports during the 2018 Project Play Summit in Washington, D.C.
Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation ambassadors, Paris and Prince Jackson accept the 2018 Elizabeth Taylor Legacy Award on behalf of their father, the late Michael Jackson. In tribute to Michael, Giuseppe Zanotti created a one-of-a-kind sneaker, which was modeled by Paris and Prince at the Michael Jackson Diamond Celebration in Las Vegas. Only 2,000 pairs of the limited-edition shoe will be made, including one exclusive pair, encrusted with diamonds and rubies. The pair is currently on auction at Julien’s. 100% of proceeds will benefit The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
Artemis Agency Co-CEO, Sarah Adolphson was featured in a feature length documentary, written and directed for French audiences by Mathilde Fassin. The film aired June, 2018 on Toute l'histoire and Public Sénat, along with public TV RTBF in Belgium, ZDF in Germany, and Al Arabiya. The film illustrates how actors and actresses in Hollywood have been speaking up (or keeping quiet) over the decades, from the witch hunt in the 1950s to the Trump era of today.
Michael B. Jordan created MBJAM in 2017 to celebrate family and bring much-needed awareness and funds to Lupus LA.
Michael’s mother Donna lives with lupus and has been able to thrive thanks to the care and resources of Lupus LA. But as Michael tells it, lupus affects the entire family. It’s for this reason that Michael established MBJAM – an event designed to provide families with an unforgettable afternoon of fun.
More importantly, MBJAM is a reflection of Michael’s gratitude for the work of Lupus LA and their mission to find the causes of and a cure for lupus while providing support, services and hope to all people affected by lupus. This year's MBJAM event raised more than $250,000 for Lupus LA. Thank you to all those that supported!
Chance the Rapper, who celebrates his 25th birthday this week, credits his daughter with keeping him grounded.
“It doesn’t’ really matter how much money I make or whether I’m recognized on the street. I still have to pick up my daughter from school,” the Chicago music producer and rap star told a crowd gathered Thursday night to benefit Magnetar Academy. “She’s up at like 5 a.m. and is on (the go) to 8 a.m., so I don’t want to miss that window. If I’m out too late or working too hard, I’ll miss it.”
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Artemis in Chicago! We are so honored to work on behalf of Magnetar Youth Academy, whose mission is to teach financial literacy to high school students in Chicago. Founder and CEO of Magnetar, Alec Litowitz, was incredible in his role of interviewing Chance The Rapper about his financial journey.
Magnetar Capital Founder and CEO Alec Litowitz sits down with Chance the Rapper to discuss the importance of financial literacy at the annual benefit for Magnetar Capital & University of Chicago’s Financial Education Initiative. The program is the leading financial literacy curriculum in high schools throughout the Chicago Public School system.
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Stay tuned for tune-in info on Sunday's show - Sports & Society - NBA on TNT! We are thrilled about our work with Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation on the importance of civic participation and racial healing in America. Photo courtesy of @goodcarma17 #nba #nbaallstarweekend
Kayla Kitchen beamed as she sat in a prime corner table at Bimbo’s 365 Club Thursday night, Oct. 19. The 17-year-old Orinda high school student had finished performing her spoken word piece about mental illness before a crowd of hundreds and was happily greeting her new fans. It was only this past May that the teenager had attempted to take her own life. “Four months ago,” said Kayla, now giddy at a gala with the likes of Billy Crystal and Glenn Close, “I never thought I’d be here — of all places!”