October 25, 2018

Black Excellence! P Diddy Makes a Million Dollar Pledge to Kickstart a new School in The Bronx

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Black Excellence! P Diddy Makes a Million Dollar Pledge to Kickstart a new School in The Bronx

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Sean “Diddy” Combs might be single, but his heart is still in the right place. 

Diddy has always been about giving back! Two years ago he opened his East Harlem charter school and now he’s making sure more kids have access to education!

Capital Preparatory Schools around the Tristate offer free, high education to under privileged children. Reported on Variety, the school got approved to open a third location in the Bronx. 

Diddy’s pledge of $1 million will aid in assuring that the school will be open by September 2019. Within five years, 650 students are expected to be at the Bronx location. The other charter schools, located in Harlem and Connecticut, have a 100 percent high school graduate rate with students enrolling into four-year-colleges.

In the article, Diddy also said, 

“I came from the same environment these kids live in every day,” Combs said. “I understand the importance of access to a great education, and the critical role it plays in a child’s future.”

 

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I have some special amazing news!! We are opening up our THIRD SCHOOL – CAPITAL PREP CHARTER SCHOOL is coming to the BRONX in 2019!! We have schools in Bridgeport, CT, Harlem and soon THE BRONX! ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Shoutout to Dr. Steve Perry for helping this DREAM become a REALITY and thank you to all the faculty and staff, and the students for their hard work and support! ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ I know from my own experience that receiving a great education makes a huge impact on a child’s future. I want our kids to have access to everything they need to succeed, in school and life. Which is why I’m also pledging $1,000,000 to help give our kids every advantage possible. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ This is bigger than just me, this is my passion, this is my calling, and we still have lots of work to do … so LET’S GOOOO!!! ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ For more information on the Capital Prep Bronx please go to www.wearecapitalprep.org to donate and support!!! ⁣ ⁣ #CapitalPrepHarbor⁣⁣ #CapitalPrepHarlem⁣⁣ #CapitalPrepBronx ⁣⁣ ⁣ Shoutout to BX!

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Great work Diddy! 
 

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