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Monday, April 12 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Hip Hop Connects: What's Real, What's Relevant!

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This workshop will offer creative hip hop-based tools and activities that can be added to a culturally relevant teaching approach in connecting professionals to their students. Utilizing these tactics helps establish a social learning environment for students to learn from one another through their own intimate cultural experiences. This inclusion-focused workshop helps reframe traditional teaching methods by using hip hop fundamentals to relate to students and deliver effective instructions that are fun and intriguing to a young mind.

This Face to Face 2021 session will include live ASL interpretation and Zoom Closed Captioning.

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Sheikia "Purple" Norris

Director, Hip Hop Education Programs, New Jersey Performing Arts Center
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Malik Whitaker

Teaching Artist, New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Malik Whitaker was born and raised in Newark, NJ. From a very young age his parents recognized his passion and talent as an artist and enrolled him in several workshops and art classes. His illustrations have appeared in many poetry books and publications. He is also an accomplished... Read More →

Monday April 12, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am EDT
Zoom Meeting