Sundance: Meet the Artists
We are honored by our participation in the US documentary competition of the 2013 Sundance Festival. Again, thank you for your support. And look for my updates from Park... Read more
McLean School of Maryland's Equity Club makes a contribution!
A big loud shout out to the members of the Equity Club at the McLean School of Maryland. The goal of the Equity club is to help promote freedom from... Read more
GOOD MORNING BACKERS AND FRIENDS - WE HAVE 19 HOURS TO GO WITH OUR CAMPAIGN AND WE ARE ROUGHLY $1000 SHY OF OUR GOAL. IF WE DON'T REACH IT, WE... Read more
American Promise on BRITDOC's March E-Newsletter
As Team BRITDOC has put it in their March E-Newsletter:
"If you want to follow the boys' stories, then you could do worse than help the team raise the 50,000... Read more
What Does Writer Gary Dauphin Have to Say About American Promise?
"To be middle class, parenting, artsy, and black..." read Gary's full blog post here.
AND, did you know that not only are we making a film, butwe're also writing... Read more
Today's NY Times on the American Promise...(and we have $15k to go!)
Today the New York Times reports that Black students, especially boys, face much harsher discipline in public schools than other students. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is quoted as saying "The undeniable... Read more
Our trip to the BAEO Symposium 2012
We had a fantastic reception today at the BAEO (Black Alliance for Educational Options) Symposium 2012 in Washington D.C. People were very excited about the film and are eager to... Read more
American Promise featured on Sundance Institute Blog
Good morning generous donors!
We're thrilled to share with you our two big milestones from yesterday:
We were featured on the Sundance Institute blog and we made it to the $26,000... Read more
Matching Grant For Last Two Weeks of Campaign
An anonymous donor has pledged a dollar for dollar matching grant for the remainder of our campaign!
Danny Glover likes us!
Danny Glover just tweeted about American Promise, check it out here.
Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/radafilmgroup
AND we also got some love from the New York Women in Film and Television!
Sundance Programmer blogs about American Promise!
Check out the great coverage by Basil Tsiokos here.
Did you know that American Promise's Directors Michèle and Joe are fellows of the Sundance Institute’s Documentary Fund and took part in the... Read more
Can Mobile Technology Help Close the Achievement Gap?
When we release American Promise in less than a year, it will be the official launch of a larger transmedia campaign including a mobile tool, which will connect parents and caregivers... Read more
We've almost hit $10k! Check out our new rewards!!
Thanks to everyone for donating, with your help we're inching close to $10k in our first week.
We're excited to launch three new reward levels today, please share with your... Read more