We Are Hip Hop Festival

Irasema Gonzalez

About Us

We Are Hip Hop Festival: This youth development project is partially supported by a Cultural Outreach Program and CityArts grant from the city of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events; the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency; the office of Alderman Danny Solis; After School Matters; the Center for Community Arts Partnerships at Columbia College Chicago; the Department of Family and Support Services; the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity; The Resurrection Project; Alphawood Foundation; Leo S. Guthman Fund; Horizons Unlimited; the Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development; The Elizabeth Morse Genius Charitable Trust, the Lumpkin Family Foundation, the Crown Family, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, the Field Foundation of Illinois and individual donors like YOU. Pros Arts Studio is in residence at Dvorak Park through the Chicago Park District’s Arts Partners in Residence program, which unites artists and communities in Chicago’s Parks. PAS is a member of the Region 3- Youth Ready Chicago Community Council, and a CANTV Community Partner. Special thanks to our sister organizations: Beyond Media, Kuumba Lynx and Yollocalli Arts Reach for enriching the lives of our youth and contributing to the J-Def Pilsen Peace Project. Powered by Whyknot Records.