Chrysler Financial/Amber Gowen O: 248-427-3126 C: 248-930-6174 [email protected] MEDIA ALERT
WHO: Nick Cannon, Black Ty (aka Tyrese), Too Short, Krayzie Bone, Layzie Bone and Wish Bone of Bone, Thugs-n-Harmony, MC Lyte, Melyssa Ford, YoYo, Chingo Bling, Kid Frost, Lamar Odom, Taraji Henson, Bryan Leach The Terrero Brothers, KDAY’s Julio G., Co-Executive Editor of The Source Ryan Ford, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) President/CEO Dr. Benjamin Chavis and Chrysler Financial Vice President William F. Jones. Snoop Dogg will make a special appearance.
WHAT: Los Angeles Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment. The Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment’s “Get Your Money Right” National Tour, now in its second successful year, brings together the powerful combination of hip-hop stars and Chrysler Financial experts to speak to students and community members about the importance of financial literacy. HSAN’s title sponsor and partner is Chrysler Financial.
The topics to be covered include the basics of banking, home ownership, repairing bad credit and understanding credit scores, entrepreneurship, vehicle financing and more. The “Get Your Money Right” national tour includes stops in two additional cities, including October 14 in Dallas and October 28 in Toronto, Canada.
The “Get Your Money Right” workbook, which will be given to all participants, is available in both English and Spanish and is downloadable on the www.hsan.org site.
The media partner for the Los Angeles Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment is KDAY – 93.5 FM Los Angeles. Community partners include the University of Southern California – Black Student Union, California State University – Black Student Union, Los Angeles Public Housing Authority, USC – Asian Pacific American Student Association and NAACP – Los Angeles Chapter.
WHERE: University of Southern California’s Bovard Auditorium located at 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA.
WHEN: Saturday, September 30th from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Doors open to students at Noon. Press interviews from noon-1:30pm. PRESS CHECK IN AT 11AM.