On Friday, the independent music superstar announced he would support Chicago Public Schools by creating the New Chance Arts & Literature Fund. "To ensure that more students have more access, I am excited to announce the creation of the New Chance Arts and Literacy Fund".
Just weeks after announcing a $1 million donation to Chicago Public Schools, Chance the Rapper on Friday held a second press conference to unveil the New Chance Arts & Literature Fund in Chicago.
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"We all know the IL education system is one of the most underfunded in the nation", the 23-year-old announced on Friday (31Mar17) at a press conference hosted at Paul Robeson High School in the city's South Side neighbourhood.
For the Bulls, it's all about giving back to a public school infrastructure that's lagging behind others in terms of educational attainment. In just over a month's time, Chance and his team have raised almost $2.2 million. 10 schools have already received donations, and 12 more were announced today.
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Asked if he has talked with Gov. Bruce Rauner since their first meeting about CPS funding, Chance said "no" and said "this is a philanthropic effort and a charitable effort". It was broadcast live via his social media accounts, and held at Paul Robeson High School in Englewood, Chicago. Chance said the funds will begin being put to use this fall for the 2017-2018 school year. He also read off a short list of friends who had made additional donations, including Scooter Braun and Hannibal Buress, to help Chance reach a full $2.2 million in donations to the CPS.
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