Hip Hop Education and Equity Virtual Speaker Series

lauren leigh kelly

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Hip Hop Education and Equity Virtual Speaker Series for Educators in partnership with @hiphop4change and @h2e2initiative.
Our first speaker is the amazing Lauren Leigh Kelly is an Associate Professor in the Urban Social Justice Teacher Education program at Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Education. She is also the Founder of the annual Hip Hop Youth Research and Activism conference. Kelly taught high school English for ten years in New York where she also developed courses in Hip Hop Literature and Culture, Spoken Word poetry, and Theatre Arts. She also taught Hip Hop Literature at Five Towns College in New York; English Composition at Medgar Evers College, The City University of New York; and the Teaching of English at Teachers College, Columbia University. Additionally, Kelly provides professional development for teachers developing Hip Hop pedagogies in K-12 and college teaching across the United States.

Dr. Kelly will be sharing highlights from her new book “Teaching with Hip Hop in the 7-12 Grade Classroom.” Our educators are also fortunate to get a 20% discount on the book for a limited time.

This event will be live on Youtube.