TWP Hip Hop Summit

06/15/2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Grade levels: Professional Development, 9, 10, 11, 12, Higher ed

Content areas: Culturally Responsive Teaching, English Language Arts, Professional Development, Secondary Ed, Social Studies

Topics: achievement gap, Economics, community resources, Culturally Responsive Teaching

District/Organization: Teaching With Purpose

The TWP Hip Hop Education summit brings together communities of artists, educators, students, elected officials and agencies in a symposium to address the wealth and achievement gap through the medium of Hip Hop.

Buy Back The Block PDX is an education initiative that uses Hip Hop as the movement to introduce wealth creation opportunities and economic development to black communities.

Goals:
• Raise awareness of the achievement gap and wealth gap,
• Raise awareness of the culture, education scholarship, and the elements of Hip Hop,
• Develop culturally relevant curriculum on economics, economic development, and financial literacy.

Visit the website above for more details and registration.