Marc Ecko, Kevin Powell, and Joel Human address At-risk Students in New York

Marc Ecko, Kevin Powell, and Joel Human talked to an audience of 200 at-risk students in New York on Thursday, November 19, 2009, in an effort to inspire them to persevere through the hardships of everyday life, earn their diploma and reach their goals.

MTV Get Schooled for At-risk Students in New York

MTV Get Schooled for At-risk Students in New York with Joel Human, Marc Ecko and Keven Powell.

Marc Ecko is an undeniable entrepreneurial success story. From fashion (ecko unltd., Zoo York and more) and publishing (Complex magazine) to gaming and multimedia (Marc Ecko Entertainment), he is an unrivaled navigator of pop culture. He is also incredibly socially conscious, supporting youth initiatives internationally and working to reverse the plight of the world’s rhino population.

It’s the foundation of Ecko’s Sweat Equity Enterprises, an education reform non-profit he founded to prepare students for the competitive challenges they’ll face in the 21st century global economy.

The gallery of New York event photographer Jeffrey Holmes includes images of the event. The presentation streamed live from Viacom’s global headquarters in New York’s times square, exclusively on www.GetSchooled.com

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