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OneGoal Gala 2016

OneGoal is a growing movement working to make college graduation possible for all students in our nation.

Story by Dustin Johnston May 5th, 2016
Studens met with Dikembe Mutombo, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Arne Duncan, Jason Mayden and OneGoal CEO Jeff Nelson.
Another beautiful setup for the gala in the Palmer House.
This year's theme: Walk the Walk
Dikembe Mutombo meets with OneGoal graduates.
A OneGoal graduate connects with Nike designer Jason Mayden.
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Earvin "Magic" Johnson always enjoys getting to know OneGoal students and their program leaders.
Former McDonald's CEO Don Thompson and Earvin Johnson catching up.
OneGoal thanks the Thompson for their continued support of OneGoal's efforts.
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This year's OneGoal graduates get a standing ovation from the crowd.
Jason Mayden explains that he always takes a photo to share with his parents.
A OneGoal graduate tells her personal success story.
As her proud teacher looks on...
CEO and Co-founder Jeff Nelson addresses the gala and explains that there is still much work to be done.
Dikembe Mutombo gets a shout-out and does his famous wag-of-the-finger.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson has been a leader in helping OneGoal grow and reach more students across the nation.
Footnote: Photos by Dustin Johnston // Twitter, Instagram: @DJPhotoVideo //
Palmer House - A Hilton Hotel, East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL, United States