HIP HOP TEEN SUMMIT IN ST PETE-Andrew Stelzer05/19/06
Thousands of teens were expected to spend the day at the coliseum in St Petersburg today, to hear from a panel of speakers featuring Hip Hop mogul Russell Simmons, and Benjamin Chavez, founder of the Hip-hop summit action network, a group that has been organizing the hip hop generation in New York City to become politically aware and active. Eric green is the founder and executive director of everybodyâ€™s youth united, a non profit organization in St Petersburg which works to steer local youth towards positive activities. He told WMNF that the goal is to take whatâ€™s been built in New York, and try to do the same in the bay area.
HIP HOP YOUTH SUMMIT
That was Eric Green, founder and executive director of Everybodyâ€™s Youth United. Tonight, 7 seniors from the Everyone's Youth United program will be honored as they graduate high school and head to college. For more information, log onto www.everyonesyouthunited.org