Rams and Rampage Cheerleaders reward Carver Middle School and Joyner Elementary School students with shopping experience
THE ANGELS, May 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Yesterday afternoon, the Los Angeles Rams, in collaboration with pacsunwas associated with association for the Angels schools to combat chronic absenteeism in historically underserved communities. Joint initiatives involved donating clothing and providing an exclusive shopping experience to reward local students.
Rams cheerleaders and the team’s mascot, Rampage, led students from George Washington Carver High School and Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary through an exclusive shopping experience, serving as their personal stylists and offering their fashion recommendations. In addition, the Pacsun merchandise was carefully packaged and delivered to 18 other LAUSD schools this past February, all run by Partnership for the Angels schools.
Aptly named “Geared for Greatness,” the program is intended to support LA Unified’s ongoing efforts to combat chronic absenteeism by providing students with on-trend outfits to get them excited about going to school and being there to learn.
“Pacsun and the Rams are committed to empowering youth and supporting education, and we are honored to join forces with the team and the esteemed Association for the Angels Schools in our collective efforts to create opportunities for students to excel. the Angels and southern california hold a special place in our hearts, and together we are dedicated to making a tangible impact and fostering a brighter future for our local community,” said Brieane Olson, CEO of Pacsun.
“We are proud to partner with Pacsun and the Partnership for the Angels Schools that provide deserving students with new clothes that they can proudly wear to school,” said molly higgins, Executive Vice President of Community Impact and Engagement, Los Angeles Rams. “Student absenteeism continues to be a problem in schools in our underserved communities. We hope these apparel inspire our young students to continue to show up in class and perform to the best of their ability.”
“Students in our schools have overcome so many challenges in their personal and educational journey over the last three years. We are thrilled to partner with Pacsun and the Los Angeles Rams to bring a little more pampering and joy to students and encourage them to continue to persevere.” and arrive at school with confidence and style,” said Deycy Hernandez, external director of the Association. “Through this unique collaboration with Pacsun and the Los Angeles Rams, thousands of students from our partner network will receive new clothes in Watts, Boyle Heights and South Los Angeles.”
Prior to the 2022 season, the Rams and Pacsun renewed their partnership focused on incentivizing attendance at Partnership for LA Schools in Watts, South LA and Boyle Heights. Since 2019, Pacsun and the Rams have donated $2 million in products to provide new and fashionable clothing, benefiting 13,500 Los Angeles Unified School students served by Partnership for the Angels schools.
You can access the images of the event HERE.
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About the Association for the School of Los Angeles:
Launched in 2007, the Association for the Angels The schools mission is to transform schools to revolutionize school systems, empowering all students with a high-quality education. The Association is a non-profit partner within the LA Unified School District, not an autonomous network. As an independent, nonprofit organization, the Association serves 13,550 students in 20 LAUSD schools in Boyle Heights, south los angelesand watts. The Association works within the context of the Los Angeles Unified School District, which includes honoring all collective bargaining agreements for its teachers and school staff. Continue @AssociationLA— Facebook, Twitterand instagram