Hip Hop Caucus Education Fund

For The People's Climate Music Campaign

  • Amount
    $500,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    12/1/2015
  • Term
    11 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Strategies
Overview
The Hip Hop Caucus is a U.S.-focused organization that principally mobilizes young people for climate action and social justice using culture—such as music and poetry—paired with activism. The Caucus will carry out a People’s Climate Music campaign to build momentum for clean energy and other solutions to climate change.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.hiphopcaucus.org 
Address
20 F St NW, 7th FL
Washington, DC 20001
Grants to this Grantee
for Think 100%  
The Hip Hop Caucus is a national organization that works with musicians and other cultural influencers to build popular support for climate action. Support from the Hewlett Foundation will go toward Hip Hop Caucus’ Think 100%, a content platform for multicultural millennials and Generation Z who care about justice and our planet. The platform includes podcasts and radio, films and digital video, music, and op-eds. This creative content supports, expands, and accelerates the power of the climate movement because it is always connected to strategies of activism and mobilization. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)
for the Think 100% project  
The Hip Hop Caucus is a national organization that works with musicians and other cultural influencers to build popular support for climate action. Support from the Hewlett Foundation will allow Hip Hop Caucus to launch the second season of its Think 100% radio show and podcast, focused on the voices, perspectives, interests, and leadership of young people, particularly young people of color.
for the Think 100% project  
The Hip Hop Caucus is a national organization that works with musicians and other cultural influencers to build popular support for climate action. Support from the Hewlett Foundation will allow Hip Hop Caucus to turn its weekly Think 100%: Coolest Show on Climate Change radio show and podcast into a broader media platform, including a YouTube channel and live road shows. Think 100% is a live interview show taped in Washington, D.C., and includes guests who are policymakers and advocates, as well as artists.

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