FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
By Yonasda Lonewolf, Founder of Hip Hop 4 Flint
Flint, MI—March, 2017—Several national organizations including Black Lives Matter, the Indigenous Environmental Network, and the Hip Hop Caucus, and the New McCree Theater have partnered with Hip Hop 4 Flint and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to launch the inaugural Water is Life Expo on March 24 – March 26, 2017 at the New McCree Theatre, 2040 W. Carpenter Rd, Flint, Michigan 48505.
Organized by Yonasda Lonewolf, founder of Hip Hop 4 Flint in local partnership with the Prince of Peace Church of Flint, the Expo will feature educational workshops which will provide a platform for unity and raise awareness of the importance of clean water. Also, a 2-day evening concert featuring dozens of internationally recognized leaders, journalists, youth, and entertainers. This event will be broadcast livestreamed by Powwows.com to the wider world. The broadcast will feature a text to donate campaign where supporters can text LIFE to 91990 to contribute in raising funds to provide whole home water filtration systems to Flint and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
The Expo will feature celebrities and speakers from current President of the National Council of Women of the United States Ms. Saideh Brown, Indian Country Today Media Network Editor-at-Large Gyasi Ross, Indigenous Environmental Network Organizer Dallas Goldtooth, Founder of The Hip Hop Caucus Reverend Yearwood, Pawnee Hip Hop Sensation Quese IMC, “Empire” Actor Tobias Truvillion, Du It All from the Lords of The Underground, Grammy Award winning Malik Yusef, actress and singer Antonique Smith and many more nationally recognized artists, journalists, and speakers.