Active Arts Youth Conference

Posted by on August 9, 2002

Active Arts Youth Conference: Inspiring, Educating, and Mobilizing the Hip Hop Generation.

The three-day conference, sponsored by the AFSC’s Critical Breakdown, Redeye Magazine, and the Multicultural AIDS Coalition, will explore topics such as youth activism, social justice, politics, and health issues such as HIV and AIDS.

The conference will include a keynote speaker, hip-hop performances, tabling by community organizations, and networking sessions. In addition, artists, activists, and cultural workers will run interactive workshops on topics such as the military-industrial complex, prison system, homophobia in hip-hop, police accountability, and HIV and AIDS.

Participants Include: Redeye Magazine, dead prez, Davey D, Rosa Clemente, Political Prisoner Kazi Toure, Prison Moratorium Project, Mario Africa and AWOL Magazine, the Active Element Foundation, Jahi of BET’s Rap It Up, Walidah Imarisha and the Blackout Arts Collective, Pam Africa, Welfare Poets, the Not In Our Name collective, Marquita Peltier (Leonard Peltier’s daughter), and many more!

WHEN: September 20-22
WHERE: Boston, MA

For updated conference information, and to register, check out, or call 617.661.6130.

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