HELP New Orleans Youth program win $100,000 Award!
VOTE for NEW ORLEANS Roots of Music Program
VOTE for Derrick Tabb at CNN.com/Heroes until November 19, 2009 6 AM EST.
VOTE every day as often as possible.
The Roots of Music is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded post-Katrina by Rebirth Brass band drummer, Derrick Tabb, Allison Reinhardt, and Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews.
To read more go to www.therootsofmusic.com
The Roots of Music program is a free, after-school music education AND academic tutoring program for the middle-school students in New Orleans.
Academic results are impressive, as 85% of the students have elevated their grades by one full letter. Musically they have progressed from just learning to accomplished, and are easily recognizable in our community in Mardi Gras, Jazzfest, and many other venues.
Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans supports this afterschool academic and music program in connection with its education and juvenile justice priorities.
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Voting continues until Thursday, November 19, 2009 (6 a.m. ET).
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