Imani is the Founder at Youth
Youth mission is to motivate, inspire and empower youth, family and educators to dismantle the school to prison pipeline by challenging existing systems and structures.
Y.O.U.th is a 501(c)3 non profit. Our desire is to promote, organize and create workshops and events using youth culture through the 5 elements of Hip Hop. The first summit began in 2007 in response to the murder of DaVonte Lightfoot.
The summit provides an atmosphere for youth and adults to experience a high level of reasoning and edutainment while also exploring the elements of Hip Hop which has ancient roots and connections to the so-called African Diaspora. There is nothing like the Portland Youth Summit in the Northwest.
The Summit has featured small business vendors and community based non-profits to provide a wealth of resources and information for all participants. Our keynote speakers have been Professor Griff of Public Enemy, Jasiri X, and Rob Ingram (May Allah Be Pleased with Him).
Support them: www.youthpdx.org