TITLE

Hip-hop to the Rescue

AUTHOR(S)
Stewart, Anna
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;7/14/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 8, Special Section pA8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation that was founded by Russell Simmons in 1995 to provide disadvantaged urban youth with significant exposure and access to arts in the U.S. Simmon's explained that the foundation was his brother's idea in order to cultivate the talents and creativity of the youth and help them survive the harsh environment of the city.
ACCESSION #
21587745

 

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