Youth Voice Nation: Taking The Voices Of Youth Off Mute, inspired by the Good Life Organization’s Fulfill the Dream Curriculum, is a powerful counter narrative that uses Hiphop to creatively and critically challenge those that say: “youth should have no input regarding the current crisis in America”. Creating a movement of youth equipped with the artillery of spoken word, essays, raps, sketches, and murals Youth Voice Nation communicates a powerful message of hope as it accurately describes the harsh realities faced in communities around the nation, while also painting a picture of what is still possible. This first-of-its-kind book, not only is the first to combine urban art and raw lyricism, it is also created, edited, and produced by youth. More...
This 92 Page book is a manifestation of an alliance of youth workers and youth, inspired by the Good Life Organization’s Fulfill the Dream Curriculum, who uses Hiphop to find personal healing and community change. It connects a variety of Hiphop education organizations around the country that teach classes and workshops that promote the elements of Hiphop and critical thinking.
The best part of this book is that it is a living document that welcomes the contributions of other youth and youth workers. Centered on the tenants of the old school mentoring the next generation of youth to find their spark of genius and use that to create change, this book is frequently updated with new material. Get your copy of this book today and enter the cypher of creatively naming and changing the world!
With this first edition you will be able to experience youth voices through the elements of Hiphop. You will also find the words and messages found here challenge you to respond in your own way and share your responses with the collective community of change agents.
Future updates will include embedded audio and video performances from the artists.
For more information on the organization supporting this movement, visit our website at: http://thegoodlifeorganization.com/