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7 Things That Hip-Hop Taught Me

I was introduced to ElevArte Community Studio and the We Are Hip Hop Youth Festival program in 2014. When I first joined the program I wasn’t aware of what hip-hop really was. I looked at it as another cool genre. At ElevArte we learned about the five elements of hip-hop and my appreciation started to grow. This year I am once again part of the festival management team. As I reflect on my time here, the following are the many powerful things that I learned from hip-hop.

4 Ways to be an Ally to Young Girls

An ally is someone that stands up for the rights of someone else even if they are not a part of that group. We can be allies to young girls when we call out sexist content on social media and we can be allies when we mentor and create meaningful relationships with young girls.