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Houston Truth for Youth Hip Hop Summit

Mar 17, 2013

Houston — YES Prep Gulfton in conjunction with Hip Hop Psychology & The Movement present the premier weekend dedicated to youth development through Hip Hop arts, culture, education and history. The event is co-facilitated with Hip Hop Psychology, featured on CNN Newsroom, HuffPost and SELF magazine as well as YES Prep Public Schools, recent winner of the Broad Prize for Urban Education for Public Charter Schools.

The Truth for Youth Hip Hop Summit event will happen on Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23, at YES Prep Gulfton, 6565 DeMoss Drive, Houston, TX 77074. This groundbreaking event entitled, “Truth for Youth Hip Hop Summit” will reach over 1,200 teens in the Houston area who will engage in concerts, workshops, games and academic presentations aimed at helping teens develop positive self-esteem and active citizenship through Hip Hop Dance, Rap, Graffiti, Deejaying and Hip Hop pedagogy. Youth will be led by YES Prep’s own teen Rap group “TheFORCE,” as well as by Hip Hop scholars and social scientists from around the nation, community leaders and YES Prep educators.

REGISTRATION: Registration is free. ONLY PRE-REGISTERED STUDENTS GRADES 4th through 12th WILL BE ADMITTED. TO REGISTER YOUR YOUTH, CONTACT: Kevin Hritz at kevin.hritz@yesprep.org or 713-906-4387 by Wednesday, March 20th, 2013.