Hosted by Soledad O’Brien, American Graduate Day 2017 is a four-hour, live broadcast and outreach event dedicated to engaging our country around the dropout crisis with special celebrity guests, spokespeople, and compelling stories from the students themselves.

American Graduate Day 2017 will highlight the inspiring individuals and organizations helping students graduate from high school and look toward their next chapter, achieving career success. Special guests will include General and Mrs. Colin Powell, John Legend, Misty Copeland, Jane Pauley, and many others.

For more information, click here.

On CPTV: Saturday, October 14 at 2 p.m.

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“Women's Work” features the stories of Connecticut women serving as leaders, trailblazers, artists, educators, advocates and entrepreneurs. Watch the original TV documentary. Six additional short films will be released weekly - watch them here.

Share YOUR story, too. Honor a woman who has made an impact in your life or tell us your immigration story. Post a photo and caption on our web page at cptv.org/womenswork. Find out more »

Our Sharing Connecticut series lets you visit the unique people and places that drive the pulse and spirit of our state. Browse the full Sharing Connecticut series »

Latest Episode: Women's Work: Azua & Toni