What: The Hip Hop Social Justice Series presents: Dawn-Elissa Fischer
Who: Dawn-Elissa Fischer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Africana Studies at San Francisco State University, where she teaches courses on black culture, digital research design and visual ethnography. She is co-founder of the National Hip Hop Political Convention, a hip hop civic engagement project. She is also the executive director of Edutainment 4Life, an organization dedicated to life skills and self-help of underserved children and families. Fischer has worked on multiple community-based campaigns employing hip hop to address issues of voter disenfranchisement, gender based violence, literacy and the digital divide. She has studied and worked with hip hop social movement organizations internationally in Japan, South Africa, Tanzania, Senegal, Sweden, China, Cuba, Jamaica and Russia.
When: Thursday, September 10, 2009 from 7-9 p.m.
Where: Claeys Lounge, Soda Activity Center, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga
Contact: Scott Schonfeldt-Aultman at firstname.lastname@example.org
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