A Conference to Celebrate & Elevate the Power of Hip Hop (in) Education
Held at the Harvard Graduate School of Education
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All sessions are live webinars unless otherwise noted.
Recordings of the sessions will be available 2-3 days after the live session.
Check our our Facebook page to see the livestream recordings.
BREAK THE BOX: THE SOULFUL SUNDAY PROJECT
Azmera Hammouri-Davis, Sidney Tchanyoum, Charles Anderson, Tiffany Harrison
The Soulful Sunday Project was born when staff members came together at a camp to provide a space for students to learn and express themselves. This workshop will introduce you to the project.
HIP HOP AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM
Eduardo Svart, SaulPual, Bianca Neal
Learn how three artists and educators are making music in and about the prison systems in the US and Chile.
HEALING THROUGH HIP HOP: THE INTERSECTION OF ART, EDUCATION, AND REVOLUTION IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR
Jason Acosta & Vincent Deas
Learn about and engage in interactive activities that encourage the development of socio-emotional and pedagogical supports to inform educators how to position hip hop as a tool for learning.
SPECIAL ED: I'VE GOT IT MADE! REMIXING THE MYTHS OF DISABILITY FROM DEFICITS TO STRENGTHS
April 30 (pre-recorded session)
Explore how to empower students with disabilities and remove the stigma of learning diversity in marginalized communities using Hip Hop to counter the existing narratives of deficit.
#HAPPYVISM: RESISTANCE THROUGH LEANING INTO LIGHT
Ryan Parker & Justis Lopez
Join two educators and lyricists as they take you on a lyrical journey centered on acknowledging your joy, your light and the necessity of embracing your authentic self in the midst worldly turmoil as an act of resistance!
#MOVEMENTMONDAY: HIP HOP DANCE IN HIGHER ED
Jazelynn Goudy & E. Moncell Durden
Join this cypher conversation with professors teaching Hip Hop dance in colleges across the country.
HIP-HOP FUTURISM: ELEVATED FREQUENCY BINAURAL BEATS WHERE ALCHEMY AND ART MEET
Tasleem Jamila Firdausee
We will take a deeper look at the history and current state of music created with trailblazing futuristic sacred science and sound waves that promote infinite possibilities to re-invent the world.
BRING THE NOISE! EDUCATIONAL IMPACT OF RAP & ART
Shon McCarthy, Ph. D.
Experience how rap music and arts transformed student engagement and academic progress in high school and college.
INVOLUNTARY IMMIGRANT: BLACK IDENTITY IN AMERICA
James "SoSoon" Gantt
SoSoon will use video, rap and traditional storytelling to guide discussion around the black male experience in America.
#FORTHECULTURE FRIDAY: MCS DROP BARS & KNOWLEDGE
Red Shaydez & Randy Mason
Two MCs drop bars and knowledge, sharing their craft and passion for the culture. (Be ready for some freestyle magic.)
MEET THE SPEAKERS
Keeping it FUNdamental with these artists & educators!
Artist & Educator
Azmera Hammouri-Davis | Harvard University Masters of Theological Studies ’20