WHO: Russell Simmons and Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Chairman and President of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, respectively; Chrysler Financial’s William Jones, Jr.; Michelle of Destiny’s Child; Jermaine Dupri; Nelly; Jim Jones and Juelz Santana of the Diplomats; Dave Chappelle; Chingy; Doug E. Fresh; Warner Brothers Music’s Kevin Liles; Westin Rinehart’s Morris Reid; Violator’s Chris Lighty; Linx of BET and others
WHAT: the 3rd Annual Action Awards Benefit Dinner, an exclusive fundraising celebration that will help support HSAN’s work to utilize the power of Hip- Hop for positive social change
WHERE: The Lighthouse, Pier 61, Chelsea Piers (23rd Street at the Hudson River), in New York City
WHEN: Wednesday, November 16, 2005; Red Carpet from 6:30-7:30pm. PRESS CHECK IN BEGINS AT 5PM IN FRONT OF THE VENUE.
About Hip-Hop Summit Action Network
Hip-Hop Summit Action Network is a non-profit, non-partisan national coalition of artists, entertainment industry leaders, education advocates, civil rights proponents and youth leaders united in the belief that the “hip-hop” phenomena is an enormously influential agent for positive social change which must be responsibly and pro-actively utilized to fight the war on poverty and injustice. For more information on the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, go to www.hsan.org.