ATLANTA, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Talk About Your Future, an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization focused on helping at-risk students at Atlanta's urban high schools to graduate and move on to productive careers and happy, healthy lives, has launched a new website for Grady Talks, its volunteer initiative focused on connecting business professionals with urban high school students through a series of lectures and discussions. GradyTalks.org, which features streaming video of lectures from the 2011-2012 school year, includes video footage of previous assemblies and events, as well as an updated calendar of events for the 2011 – 2012 school year.
Grady Talks seeks to introduce at-risk urban high school students to a variety of local businesspeople from various professions, in a non-threatening small group setting. Topics vary from person to person, but all lectures focus on the importance of staying in school and graduating, while also encouraging students to find their passions, follow their dreams, and define their own successes.
"We are so proud of the new face of our organization," said Liz Lieberman, founder of Grady Talks. "Through our new website, students will be able to not only learn more about the Grady Talks program, but will be able to easily view upcoming lectures and events and provide feedback."
About Grady Talks
Grady Talks is a volunteer effort that endeavors to link urban public high school students with business professionals, in order to ignite the passion needed to develop a healthy life. This includes providing opportunities for these students to succeed through connections with business professionals, creating a plan to help students define success while encouraging them to follow their dreams and passions. The goal of Grady Talks is to provide every student in urban Atlanta Schools the chance to engage professionals in any business field and hear important stories of lessons learned by the great minds in the business world. For more information visit www.gradytalks.org
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SOURCE Talk About Your Future, Inc.