Chance The Rapper Announces ‘Twilight Awards’ Honoring Teachers, Principals & Students

Chance The Rapper Announces 'Twilight Awards' Honoring Teachers, Principals & Students

Chance the Rapper

Chance The Rapper Announces ‘Twilight Awards’

Chance the Rapper continues to use his star power to give back. This week, the 24-year-old held a SocialWorks summit in Chicago, honoring the organization’s achievements so far. During the event he announced this year’s recipients of the New Chance Fund, sharing that he raised $2.2 million dollars to award a $100,000 grant to 20 Chicago Public Schools.

He also announced that he’s creating the first-ever Twilight Awards, which will take place in his hometown in June of 2018. James Corden will host, with the education-focused ceremony highlighting “teachers, parents, principals, and students that convey leadership.”  See his speech, including the Twilight Awards announcement at 17:30, below.

 

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Authored by: Kellie Williams