The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network has partnered with National Urban League and Verizon Foundation to promote literacy and leadership to urban teens. The program features an interactive website, local events such as reading ciphers and issues forums, and an incentives component that rewards readerswith prizes. Hip-Hop Reader highlights hip-hop’s valuable contributions to poetry and the literary arts, and connects teens to leading authors, artists, and community leaders who offer reading recommendations, encouragement, and perspectives on the importance of being active readers and community leaders. For more information, visit www.hiphopreader.com or send an e-mail to [email protected]
BREAKING THE CYCLE OF INCARCERATION
The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network stands with In Arms Reach, INC. to promote Higher Education and Mentoring Services for Children of Prisoners
Did you know: There are almost 2.5 million children in the United States who have at least one parent in prison (U.S. Dept. of Justice). Statistics
both nationally and in the private social service sector recognize that children who have an incarcerated parent are almost six times more likely to be incarcerated than other children.
Children and Youths impacted by Parental Incarceration –
Interested in free prison visits, free tutorial services, free group discussions, free field trips, and free preparation for college, visit www.inarmsreach.org and sign up via email.