Charlotte, NC November 12, 2021

Profound Gentlemen (PG), a leading non profit focused on the retention of male educators of color, offers a free evening of entertainment and stories of impact from educators in an effort to raise money to continue supporting teachers and members.

The 2021 Soirée: Home for the Holidays will stream on December 8th, 2021 at 7PM EST via our online event platform.
On Dec. 8, 2021, PG will host an evening that brings world renowned musician, Demola the Violinist, to
viewers virtually in a free concert.

This event will also spotlight stories shared directly from male
educators of color about their time in education and more. The evening is organized to expand the reach
of PG and bring attention to the work done to increase the retention of male educators.

PG is funded by multiple corporations and grants that see the need to create community amount male
educators of color. PG fills this need and offers SEL tools and numerous resources to support educators
such as job boards, retreats, conferences, and leadership opportunities.

“This organization allowed to really look into myself and figure out my calling and I love
what I do!” Male educator of color.


Male educators of color account for 2% of the teachers/educators within the public school system in
America. PG has served 586 gentlemen and retained 98% year over year to make an impacting keeping
them within the classroom or moving on to leadership opportunities within education.

Supporters of this event contribute to the work PG does and allows us to continue making a difference.