Raising awareness and funds for critical health, educational and social issues by harnessing the collective power of the entertainment community.
What We Do
We create high-profile programs and events that address critical social issues, urgent needs, as well as those that inform, inspire and raise significant funds for sustainable initiatives that can stimulate innovation and transform lives.
Thanks to the commitment of our supporters, individuals and corporations,
EIF is able to champion a wide variety of worthy causes.
The biggest names in entertainment, journalism, sports, and music joined educators, parents, and more for “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live,” a one-hour telecast and multi-platform event that invited the public to help rethink the future of American high schools. The event was produced by Done + Dusted, executive-produced by Viola Davis, Julius Tennon, and XQ Institute, and directed by Hamish Hamilton. The all-star telecast aired live from Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Barker Hangar on all four major U.S. networks – ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC
J.J. Abrams, Kelsea Ballerini, Maria Bello, Cate Blanchett, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Michael Ealy, Matt FX, Salma Hayek Pinault, Sean Hayes, Allison Janney, JAX, DJ Khaled, Gayle King, Norman Lear, Marshawn Lynch, Joel McHale, Alano Miller, Hasan Minhaj, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more will participate in “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live.”
Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, Mahershala Ali, Tony Hale, Bill Hader, Christian Slater, Common, Randall Park, Rami Malek, Portia Doubleday, Thomas Mann, Anna Deavere Smith, Miranda Cosgrove, Melissa Rivers, Kevin Frazier and many more will participate in “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live,” a special one-hour telecast which will invite the public to help rethink the future of American high schools.
Viola Davis and Julius Tennon will executive-produce “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live,” a special one-hour telecast event which will invite the public to help rethink the future of American high schools.
AIRING ON ABC, CBS, FOX AND NBC
FRIDAY, SEPT. 8, 2017
Scientists on the SU2C-Cancer Research Institute Cancer Immunology Dream Team and the SU2C-Melanoma Research Institute Melanoma Dream Team have separately reported findings that provide new insights into melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, and could help solve the puzzle of resistance to existing therapies and pave the way for development of new treatments.
Celebrities, students, educators, parents and more come together for “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live”
Airing on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC
Friday, Sept. 8th, 2017
After the success of EIF’s Stand Up to Cancer, the biggest names in entertainment will join for the live event that will help provide support to the nation’s high school system.
Parents, students, teachers, business leaders and entrepreneurs: It’s time to rethink the future of high school education. XQ Institute and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) invite you to tune into the special one-hour event, EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live, a telecast that will combine live musical, comedy and documentary segments to depict the past, present and future of the American high school system.