07. December 2017 - 18:00 till 20:00

Hip-Hop Hope: How Hip-Hop Can Improve Lives and Communities | LIU Brooklyn | Thursday, 07. December 2017


Join The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy, Hip-Hop Hacks and LIU Brooklyn's Media Arts department for this open-format, collaborative discussion between artists, thought leaders, students, educators and others to explore areas where hip-hop music and culture can amplify efforts to improve our communities, livelihoods and collective future.

Fields including education, technology, social justice and civic engagement will be discussed, highlighting successful programs, organizations and individuals as well as exploring untapped areas to apply hip-hop 'sensibility' to solve issues and improve society.

All are welcome to attend this free, public event, including artists, educators, students, community organizations, activists, civic leaders, entrepreneurs, journalists, etc.

Regan Sommer McCoy (Hip-Hop Hacks, The Mixtape Museum)
Manny Faces (The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy, Birthplace Magazine, News Beat Podcast)
Kenyatta Beasley (Associate Professor, Media Arts - LIU, Brooklyn)

FREE with RSVP ().
Light refreshments will be served.


About The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy
A non-profit organization working to increase public understanding of hip-hop's important artistsic and cultural contributions through journalism, original research, special projects and public outreach.

About Hip-Hop Hacks
Hip-Hop Hacks (HHH) is a multi-disciplinary organization that explores and promotes ways that hip-hop music and culture interact with, and inspire, technological innovation.

Through a series of programs, events and ‘hackathons,’ HHH participants study the elements of hip-hop music and culture, participate in code and music technology-based workshops, network with other young people, students and creatives and learn directly from music- and tech-industry professionals about the intersection of hip-hop, science and technology. #HipHopHacks