Over the last few years, Chance the Rapper has been using his platform to advocate for teachers and public schools in Chicago. Through his nonprofit organization, SocialWorks, Chano adding to his ongoing push to improve the state of his hometown’s school system.
At his SocialWorks summit on September 1, he announced the first-ever Twilight Awards, which will honor “teachers, parents, principles, and students that convey leadership,” Pitchfork reports. The event, which will be hosted by James Corden, is scheduled to take place in June 2018.
The rapper also revealed that 20 local public schools will receive the $2.2 million in donations his New Chance Fund raised for arts education over the past six months.
Watch the SocialWorks Summit below: