Milwaukeean honored at 2016 BET Awards for work with youth

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Milwaukee organization honored at 2016 BET Awards for empowering youth through arts education.

From Radio Milwaukee:

Last night in Los Angeles was the 2016 BET Awards. There were a lot of amazing performances like the incredible Prince tribute and the fiery acceptance speech from Grey Anatomy’s Jesse Williams. One of the highlights of the evening was when Milwaukee’s Marcus Duke was honored with the “Shine A Light” award for his amazing work in the community with his organization Club Kids.

Founded in 1996 by Duke, Club Kids mission is to empower the kids with the knowledge, strength and determination to become a better person and citizen of the community. By educating them with the skills they need to succeed. The organization provides a fun and safe environment where kids take part in creative activities like arts, sports, recreation, and entertainment.

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