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Isaiah Garza, Pop Artist/Fashion Designer to the Stars (From Yakima) - Motivational Speaker for Yakima School District students (Photo) - 12/09/19

Through a grant, the Yakima School District will bring Isaiah Garza to schools and the community as a motivational speaker and solicit ideas on how to “reimagine Yakima and Yakima Schools.”  The Yakima School District is currently engaged in a "Reimagine" campaign to solicit ideas for the future of the Yakima School District.  As part of the campaign, the district is engaged with the students, staff, and the community in strategic planning.  Mr. Garza will connect directly with students to hear their thoughts and ideas and to motivate them toward a planned and successful future. Anyone can submit a "reimagine idea" online at https://www.yakimaschools.org/reimagine  

After students reported very positive engagement and “life-changing” motivation as a result of Isaiah’s talk to 700 Eisenhower students in October, Superintendent Greene felt Mr. Garza was a great fit to expand the impact to all students in 4th-12th grade over eight days in December.

Isaiah is available for media interviews on Tuesday, December 10 to talk about his presentation to students.  Please email Isaiah directly to schedule, isaiahgarzacc@aol.com.

Recent radio interview with Isaiah: https://www.instagram.com/p/B3aFXo-J9xM/

Recent television interview with Isaiah: https://www.instagram.com/p/B3DFNJjp0K9/

About Isaiah Garza:

Isaiah Garza is a once in a generational artist in fashion, music, activist, marketing and
business. Isaiah's mission statement is to make a change across this universe and leave a true
legacy behind. Isaiah grew up in the small town of Yakima, WA. Isaiah always knew his
ambition to a positive impact on this world would drive his success one day. Isaiah Garza
moved to Los Angeles with one mission in mind, to change the world. Starting off designing
clothes and jewelry on a small scale Isaiah has since designed for retailers such as Barneys
NY, Nordstroms, QVC and worked with everyone from Cardi B, Rihanna, Khloe Kardashian,
Chance The Rapper, Janet Jackson and many more. Isaiah’s work has been featured in
magazines such as Wonderland, Vogue and interviews with NBC, The View and E! News.
Isaiah's music will be used to promote activism across the world. His goal is to save as many
kids’ lives who deal with human trafficking, mental health & depression. On his current
Instagram, you can already see him visiting schools doing inspirational speeches, mentoring
child human trafficking victims and helping the homeless. With every song he puts out he will
include merch he designed that will donate to a charity ranging from human trafficking, providing
clean water around the world for children, mental health and the homelessness. Garza plans on
being one of the first music artists to use the music platform to travel the world in search of
giving back everywhere he goes.

Native American Heritage Assembly on Tuesday, November 26th at Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School - 11/22/19

The staff and students of Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary will participate in a Native American Heritage Assembly on Tuesday, November 26th.

Assistant principal Syd John along with a few family and friends will be dressing in their Native American regalia and performing several dances.

Also, select 2nd-grade students will be performing a round dance and select 4th and 5th-grade students will be performing a recorder piece for the audience.

The assembly will be in the Martin Luther King, Jr. gym from 2:00-2:45 pm.

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