Fusicologist on October 15, 2015with 0 comments
Give a Beat Presents A Positive Spin: Remixed
A Global Launch Event for the New Non-Profit
At Impact Hub LA in DTLA
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Galvanizing the Music Community to Create Tangible
Social Change in an Age of Mass Incarceration
Give a Beat is a California-based 501c3 organization that provides music lovers with a dedicated channel for activism and philanthropy, while facilitating change in the face of inequality. Serving as a catalyst for tangible social change by bridging global electronic dance music culture with youth and families impacted by incarceration, the non-profit:
• Partners with youth organizations to provide impactful music workshops
• Shares inspirational stories that demonstrate the transformative power of music
• Creates a mentorship and entrepreneurial program for previously incarcerated individuals
• Generates gift-giving campaigns for exonerated individuals and their families
Give a Beat is a community of music lovers, musicians, artists, activists, promoters, and entrepreneurs that cares about the current state of domestic affairs and wants to create tangible opportunities to make a significant impact on vulnerable communities around the United States. Music is the organization’s inspiration, mode of communication, and conduit for change. The organization draws on the positive elements of dance music culture, a community that fosters peace, love, compassion, understanding, and unity by celebrating music together.
Supporters include Creative Visions Foundation, Electronic Music Alliance (EMA), Everyone Deserves a Chance, Fusicology, Universal Rhythm, Amoeba Records, Impact Hub LA, Pattern Bar, Scratch DJ Academy, SubPac, Green Galactic, and Jordan Strong.