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J Holiday, Silk, Troop and Men At Large Donate Songs to Andern Records’ First CD Project

*(Los Angeles, CA)— Donna Jones, CEO & Founder, Andern Educational Research, Inc. (AER) is proud to announce a partnership with Andern Records.

The record companies CD Release  “A Growth Of A Man: Inspired by Her” features groups from the 90’s Silk, Troop and Men At Large and 2000’s J Holidayto make a hit CD that will benefit student education.

“A Growth Of A Man: Inspired by Her” is a compilation CD of 13 inspiring songs about women, that depicts the growth of a man through the woman’s eyes.  The theme of this project is to inspire and uplift the spirits of women around the world.

The first single will be released in February 2016.

Click the link below to listen to one of the donated songs: “Reasons” featuring J Holiday, Silk, Troop, and Men At Large: 

https://soundcloud.com/user-145281521-460087842/reasons-why-full-2-mix/s-7goTV

Jones expresses, “Andern Educational Research, Inc is delighted to back and support a compilation of this caliber and was fortunate to have worked with the most incredible team of producers and writers lead by Grammy Award winning producer Devine Evans of The Senate Group and Luke Austin aka “Lucrative”.

Jones continues, “This creative team came together bringing out the best of the artists from the 90’s featuring Silk, Troop, Men at Large, and our 2000’s artist J Holiday. “

Everyone who participated in the making of the project donated their Time, Treasure and Talents for the students in an effort to create pathways to and through college and to raise scholarship funding for the students to attend private high schools.

One hundred percent of the net sales from this CD will benefit AER’s GEMs program which seeks to find, advocate and support highly motivated and qualified students of color from South Los Angeles, Watts, Inglewood, and Compton.

Through outreach in these communities, GEMs identifies and brings awareness to the educational opportunities available to these students. GEM serves as a resource to our Partner Schools while providing educational and/or financial support.

Five Music videos will accompany the songs that will be released, so get ready for some soul stirring music that will put a smile on your face and touch your heart.

About  Andern Educational Research, Inc. (AER)

Andern Educational Research, Inc. (AER) is a new nonprofit that was founded in 2012 by a group of dedicated parents and educators with the mission to develop, promote, support, and provide educational opportunities to students of color and families who live in low income and undeserved areas of the community.

AER’s main goal is to considerably increase the number of well-educated young people of color who are prepared to assume and excel in positions of responsibility and leadership in American society.

In the first years of operations, Andern has made an impact in the community by contributing over $100,000 in scholarships and funds to support students of color attending private high schools, $50,000 has been contributed in support of local charter schools and over $25,000 in support to community based organizations that provide education, health and fitness and mentoring services to young people. For more information on AER visit www.andern-educational-research.org

AER aims to raise annually $1Million in funds for its Greater Educational Milestones (GEMs) Initiative with the GEMs Benefit Concert Series and “A Growth of a Man: Inspired by Her” compilation CD project.

The GEMs’ Initiative is high school placement program that seeks to find, advocate and support highly motivated and qualified students of color from South Los Angeles, Watts, Inglewood, and Compton and place them in private high schools.

Through outreach in these communities, GEMs identifies and brings awareness to the educational opportunities available to these students.

GEMs serves as a resource to our private schools while providing educational and financial support of up to $20,000 over 4 years for each student we place in a private high school. For more information on the GEMs Initiative visit www.reachinggems.info

 

 

 

 

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Edna Sims
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