Celebrating 20 Years of Success

This year's gala will include a reception, sit-down dinner, dessert station, auction, awards, dancing, a great deal of fun, and networking opportunities. The Gala will begin at 6:00 p.m. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. for guest registration. We hope you will join us for this exciting evening!


Date & Time

Saturday, October 15th, 2022
6:00 p.m. (Doors open at 5:30)


John S. Knight Center
77 E. Mill Street



Leon sits down with Jacqueline Silas-Butler and Pamela Valentine from Project GRAD Akron to talk about their upcoming Gala.

Project GRAD Akron is excited to be back in person in 2022 for their annual Achieving Dreams Gala. Watch the full interview for more details on this year's event!

Share Your Memories

This year is Project GRAD Akron's 20th anniversary of providing programs and services to the students at Akron Public Schools. Thank you for taking the time to share your memories and stories with us.