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Hip Hop for Urban Peace Festival

Friday, October 12, 2012 - 10:00am to 8:00pm
Norman Samuels Plaza

Film Screening in the Multipurpose Room, Paul Robeson Campus Center

For more info:
Amy Ortiz

To celebrate the Día de la Raza (Day of Race), The International Institute for Peace (IIP) at Rutgers University-Newark, NJ is promoting the event Hip Hop for Urban Peace; a hip-hop art festival comprising music, breakdancing and murals. A full schedule is at Highlights are below.

IIP conflict resolution work, in partnership with UNESCO, aims at preventing youth violence and reducing urban violence, by creating spaces of peace and empowering young peace building leaders. The Hip Hop for Urban Peace is a kick off day that will start a conversation with youth communities in Newark and New Jersey and to implement strategies for youth violence prevention.


10 a.m. Workshops - Murals led by acclaimed artists Lorenzo Masnah and Nelson Rivas.
Norman Samuels Plaza

11:00AM—12:00PM Break Dance Performance by B Boys
Norman Samuels Plaza

12:00PM—3:00PM Hip-Hop for Urban Peace Concert
Norman Samuels Plaza
Musical Bands:
Reyes del Bajo Mundo
Vida Urbana
Rebel Diaz

5:00PM—6:45PM Feature Presentation: El Regreso de Lencho
Essex Room, Paul Robeson Campus Center

6:45PM—8:00PM Conversation with Guatemalan Director Mario Rosales and guest panelists
Essex Room, Paul Robeson Campus Center