America First Or Last Movement:
Preparing America's Future Workforce

Campaign Objectives


Campaign Strategy

Starting with the high school class of 2020, the campaign will work with 36 low performing school districts in 36 cities, in 28 states, to develop a 5-year collaborative plan based on the 100% Graduation Rate Program model to annually:


·         Lower High School Drop-out rates by 2% or more

·         Reduce the number of children involved in the juvenile justice system by 10% 

·         Expand the number of high school students employed by 10 %  

·         Improve High School Graduation Rates by 5% or more

·         Increase College Enrollment for Males by 10%

·         Reduce the number of teen pregnancies by 20%

·         Increase the number of computers per school by 10%

·         Reduce the number of out-of-school suspensions by 20% for 3rd to 12th graders

·         Increase 4th to 8th Grade Students Reading proficiency scores by 10%

·         Increase 4th to 8th Grade Students Math proficiency scores by 10%

·         Increase 4th to 8th Grade Students Science proficiency scores by 10%

·         Increase High School Students In Advance Math, Science and English Classes by 10% 

How you can get involved

Below is a list of the 36 target cities. If you live in these cities, and would like to participate in the campaign, please fill out this form, and we will contact you within 24 hours with all the information you need.

Please, note the final dates and locations will be announced, after NJ MED’s Annual Board Meeting on January 20, 2016.




Date                                    Time                                   Location                                       Site

September, 2016                2pm-4pm                              New York, New York                      TBA

October, 2016                    2pm-4pm                              Baltimore, Maryland                       TBA

November, 2016                 2pm-4pm                              Washington, D.C                            TBA

December, 2016                 2pm-4pm                              New Orleans, Louisiana                  TBA

January, 2017                    2pm-4pm                              Atlanta, Georgia                             TBA

February, 2017                   2pm-4pm                              Memphis, Tennessee                      TBA

March, 2017                      2pm-4pm                               Detroit, Michigan                            TBA

April, 2017                         2pm-4pm                              Cleveland, Ohio                              TBA

May, 2017                         2pm-4pm                              Chicago, Illinois                              TBA

June, 2017                         2pm4pm                              Denver, Colorado                            TBA

July, 2017                         2pm-4pm                              Albuquerque, New Mexico               TBA

August, 2017                     2pm-4pm                              Los Angles, California                    TBA



September, 2017               2pm-4pm                              Long Beach, California                    TBA

October, 2017                   2pm-4pm                              Oakland, California                          TBA

November, 2017                2pm-4pm                              Las Vegas, Nevada                         TBA

December, 2017                2pm-4pm                              Houston, Texas                              TBA

January, 2018                   2pm-4pm                               Dallas, Texas                                TBA

February, 2018                  2pm-4pm                              San Antonio, Texas                        TBA

March, 2018                      2pm-4pm                              Miami, Florida                                TBA

April, 2018                         2pm-4pm                             Milwaukee, Wisconsin                     TBA

May, 2018                         2pm-4pm                             St. Louis, Missouri                          TBA

June, 2018                        2pm-4pm                             Hartford, Connecticut                        TBA

July, 2018                         2pm-4pm                             Boston, Massachusetts                    TBA

August, 2018                     2pm-4pm                             Philadelphia, Pennsylvania               TBA



September, 2018               2pm-4pm                             San Francisco, California                  TBA

October, 2018                   2pm-4pm                             Fresno, California                             TBA

November, 2018                2pm-4pm                              Phoenix, Arizona                             TBA

December, 2018                2pm-4pm                             Gary, Indiana                                   TBA

January, 2019                   2pm-4pm                              Warren County, Kentucky                TBA

February, 2019                  2pm-4pm                             Cincinnati, Ohio                               TBA

March, 2019                      2pm-4pm                             Broward County, Florida                   TBA

April, 2019                        2pm-4pm                             Richland, South Carolina                   TBA

May, 2019                        2pm-4pm                             Charlotte, North Carolina                   TBA

June, 2019                       2pm-4pm                             Richmond, Virginia                           TBA

July, 2019                        2pm-4pm                             Newark, New Jersey                         TBA

August, 2019                    2pm-4pm                             Camden, New Jersey                       TBA


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