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What to Expect
at the
2023 Can't Stop Hip Hop Conference

This year, we are amping up the community gathering and celebratory vibes in honor of Hip Hop's 50th.  We're planning for a mixture of featured performances, invited speakers, open mics, community cypher, and interactive workshops facilitated by local and national Hip Hop artists, educators, and organizers.  There will be intergenerational panels, youth and adult led sessions, opportunities to dance, write, rhyme, draw, and have a great time as we take the conference outside to really feel that sense of community gathering foundational to the culture.  This event is free and open to all ages.  Register to attend now.

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW (details loading)

FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2023

3:30-5:30PM    Learning Session -- Classic Crates EXperience 

6:30-8:00PM    Kick-off Jam -- featuring The Real Young Prodigys and Cindy "Mother Hip Hop" Diggs


9:45-12:00PM         Keynote Panel

12:15-1:305P       Workshops

2:30-6:30PM           Block Party 

Featured speakers, presenters, and community arts engagement facilitators: Beats, Rhymes Life Boston | A Trike Called Funk | Paul Willis | Rokafella & Kwikstep | Jazzmyn RED | Pacey Foster | Byron Beaman | Bridgeside Cypher | Floorlords | Edu Svart | Toki Wright | DEAFinitely Dance | Hip Hop Youth Research & Activism | more....

All events will take place at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138)


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