Hip Hop 2 Vote Is Coming To Your Town To Educate and Empower The Community
August 16, 2012 Leave a comment
Hip Hop 2 Vote is hosting a nationwide event to discuss and examine the most important issues on the ballot this year to the hip hop community. Hip Hop artists & Activist, Hakim Green, Queen Yonasda and Malika from MTV’s Making The Band are some of the few organizers that have set up panels that will combine live performances and round table discussions with community leaders and entertainers across the country to bring attention to the issues.
As we approach the crossroads of this crucial Presidential election it’s important to understand exactly where the candidates stand to identify exactly what are the issues and how they will affect each and every one of us. Hip Hop 2 Vote is a non-partisan organization created by Jay Waddy to educate and engage young adults in urban communities by empowering them and encouraging them to use their right to vote!
Hip Hop 2 Vote is partnering with AllHipHop.com, the National Hip Hop Caucus, Hip Hop Union and various organizations across the country. These series of panel discussions and performances are designed to make sure that the hip hop community is fully aware that they need to be involved in not only this election but in the political decision making process. The first event will be held in New York, Sept. 14th at Riverbank State Park. The event will feature a DJ and live Voter registration drive. The panel discussion will be moderated by hip hop activist, Hakim Green, panelist include rap artist Cormega, community leaders and other concerned celebrities. All events will be broadcast live on the Hip Hop 2 Vote website.
Other cities where Hip Hop 2 Vote Summit will be held include;
Houston,TX Sept. 23rd at the George R. Brown Convention Center , Oakland,CA Sept. 24th at Laney College, Atlanta, GA, October 6 at Project South Center, Phoenix, AZ October 7 at Phoenix College
for more information go to www.hiphop2vote.com