LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- City Year, a national organization that unites young people for a year of service in high-need urban schools, congratulates DreamWorks CEO Stacey Snider who will be honored tomorrow at Variety's Power of Women luncheon in Beverly Hills for her work with City Year.
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Michael Brown, City Year CEO & Co-Founder; Andrew Hauptman, Chairman of Andell Holdings, LLC, Chairman of the Board of City Year Los Angeles, and a National Trustee of City Year, Inc.; and Allison Graff Weisner, City Year Los Angeles Executive Director, issued this joint statement today of congratulations:
"Stacey is not only a supporter of City Year, she's an advocate. She carries with her an enduring commitment to keep students in school and on track, and she recognizes the unique role the media and entertainment industries can play in this effort. Stacey embodies the Power of Women, and City Year is fortunate to have her as part of our team.
"We want to congratulate Stacey for this honor and thank Variety for recognizing the positive contributions Stacey and the other honorees are making in the lives of others."
About City Year: City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization founded in 1988 that partners with public schools to provide full-time targeted intervention for students most at risk of dropping out. In more than 20 communities across the United States and through two international affiliates, our teams of young AmeriCorps leaders support students by focusing on attendance, behavior, and course performance through in-class tutoring, mentoring, and after school programs that keep kids in school and on track to graduate.
SOURCE City Year