YOUTHFEST

YOUTHFEST is an educational, exciting and highly interactive “back-to-school” empowerment and prevention initiative for New York City’s youth. Every year, young people ages 12-18, and their parents, gather at this annual free event which provides an environment for communication, education, entertainment and positive messaging. Hosted by renowned youth empowerment organization Hip Hop 4 Life, this annual event is designed to promote a healthy and safe school year, and motivate young people to:

  • Build and foster positive self-esteem
  • Develop confidence and sound judgment
  • Be a catalyst for positive change within their communities

Last Year’s YOUTHFEST

Don't Pressure Me…Respect Me!: Combating Bullying

5th Annual YOUTHFEST

Event Date: Saturday, October 6, 2012 
Event Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: John Jay College
Theme: Don’t Pressure Me…Respect Me!: Combating Bullying
 

YOUTHFEST PLANNING COMMITEE:

Tamekia Flowers-Holland

Tanisha Tate

Nicole Tucker-Pollard

Brian Chambers

Ayisha Devonish

Asia Sutherland

Fatima Bodrick

Raoul Marques

Ebony Jones

Leon Clarke

RasMakonnen Taylor

Mariano Martinez

Dominique Johnson

Barbara Cevallos

 

Hip Hop 4 Life Shouts Out Last Year's YOUTHFEST Sponsors, Donors and Supporters:

John Jay College for Criminal Justice

Walt Disney Company/Disney VoluntEARS/Sears

Costco

A. Troy Brown, one50one

Adrienne White, Disney VoluntEARS

Rulissa Galloway-Perry, John Jay College and
Hip Hop 4 Life Supermom

Sharon Heyward

Chanel Haliburton

Raoul Marques, Hip Hop 4 Life

Fred Thomas, Universal Records

3 Musketeers

Just Blaze

Carter Magazine

Adidas

Ludacris/Disturbing Tha Peace Soul Headphones

Michelle Flowers, Life Spire

Rhina Ramnarinne

Leon Carke, Creative Concepts Imaging

DJ Cram

Stephen Knight, Photographer

Edgar Burgone

Tania Hamilton, Disney

David Anderson, NYC Department of Education

Pepsi

Billionaire Boys Club

Kwame


CHECK OUT THE VIDEO FROM OUR 3RD ANNUAL YOUTHFEST!

 

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