Hip-Hop & Rap's Importance to our Youth & Culture

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West Toledo Branch Library

1320 West Sylvania Avenue

Toledo, OH 43612

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Do you know of youth who connect to the world through music?

Join us as we discuss:

- The history and importance of hip-hop/rap culture

- Positive benefits of some hip-hop/rap

- How to understand hip-hop/rap so you can talk to your kids about their music


ALL ARE WELCOME. Light dinner provided.

Talk will be given by:

Jaleel Abdul-Adil, Ph.D., Urban Youth Trauma Center, University of Illinois at Chicago; Co-Founder of Hip-Hop H.E.A.L.S., a media-based model for intervention and prevention that uses modern rap music and hip-hop culture to promote critical thinking, prosocial skills, and positive development in urban youth and families.


This event is funded by a Toledo Children's Hospital SAMHSA Grant #SM063115.

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