MTV's Promenade-athon Is A Digital Promenade Bash For The Class Of 2020, With Assist From Michelle Obama

Promenade season is right here. Even within the face of dances being modified or outright canceled or on account of COVID-19 — one thing one pupil instructed MTV Information was "bizarre and upsetting" — springtime nonetheless means promenade time. And it is nonetheless a time to have fun: That is why MTV and When We All Vote, Michelle Obama's nonpartisan group, together with the 2020 Promenade Problem, are internet hosting a veritable digital promenade blowout occasion for the Class of 2020. The Promenade-athon attracts close to.

It is a approach to tie in proms to one more vital milestone — registering to vote for the primary time. Earlier this 12 months, the 2020 Promenade Problem chosen 20 successful excessive colleges throughout america that had efficiently built-in voter registration "in essentially the most artistic and impactful methods." These 20 colleges might be highlighted when MTV's Promenade-athon kicks off on Friday, Might 22, that includes short-form authentic content material from the winners, in addition to prom-themed films.

Afterward, MTV's YouTube will host a digital promenade occasion at 9 p.m., full with shock visitor appearances and stay performances.

Forward of the celebration, this previous week, Obama herself hopped on a Zoom name with the 20 pupil leaders from the successful colleges. "I am simply blown away by your dedication and your focus and the extent of articulateness you might be displaying on this challenge," she instructed them.

Head to for more information on MTV's Promenade-athon, together with who simply is perhaps stopping by to make it the spotlight of promenade season.

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