Sept. 28, 2019 – Chicago, IL – 5th Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference

We regrettably announce that the 2019 conference has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances

5th Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference
September 28, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
838 W Marquette Road
FDLA Street Law Team
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Free and Open to the Public



With the rise of socio-political and economic conflicts from the rise of hate organizations to mass reforms of the criminal justice system; Hip Hop is reacting in a powerful meaningful manner such as the publishing of hip hop studies books; organizations and movements having art and music centered within protests, rallies, conferences, teach-ins, panels, and workshops; and educators teaching Hip Hop culture as a significant and legitimate culture that can give expert and important perspectives and analysis on current affairs.

Hip Hop activism in the 11th element of the Hip Hop culture. It is promoting activism with hip hop influence, style, culture, perspective, and theory. Hip Hop activism about addressing some of the fundamental socio-political issues that Hip Hop discusses.

This conference is especially interested in presentations in the manner of a (1) panel, (2) workshop or (3) roundtable on the topics such as:

Environmental Justice
Food Justice
Youth Justice
Gender and Sexuality Studies
School to Prison Pipeline
Prison Industrial Complex
Corporatization of Education
Systemic forms of Oppression
Social Justice and Critical Pedagogy
Hip Hop Pedagogy
Critical Race Theory
Standardization of Education
Gang Injunctions
Saggin Laws
Truancy and Curfew Laws

Please submit presentation proposal with the following information:

1. E-mail subject title – 4th Annual Hip Hop Activism Submission
2. Biography – 80 to 100 words
3. Description of Presentation – 200 words
4. Title of Presentation

Submit all of that as a Word Doc. attachment via e-mail to: