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By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 25 February 2009

(Seattle, WA) – Join the Bush School for a full day of speakers, discussions, workshops and MC battles at the 2009 Northwest Hip-Hop Leadership Conference.
Free and open to the public, the hip-hop conference takes place on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Seattle Central Community College.
The conference features keynote speaker Dr. Sujan "Supreme Understanding" Dass as well as lectures and workshops on topics ranging from "Hip-Hop and the Economy" "Youth Ventures" and the "New Face of Racism." The day will begin with an MC battle and end with a B-Boy showcase featuring Massive Monkees and Knuckleheads.
Over the past two years, The Bush School's Diversity Speaker Series has welcomed more than a dozen nationally recognized speakers to engage the Bush community, and the greater Seattle area in conversations about privilege and diversity. The conference is also presented in collaboration with the Seattle Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Youth Council and the United for Youth Coalition.
For reservations or if you have any questions, please contact Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., Director of Diversity, at 206-326-7731 or eddie.moorejr@bush.edu.
The Bush School, in the Madison Valley neighborhood of Seattle, enrolls about 580 boys and girls in Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade. They balance a challenging academic program with experiential learning, service opportunities, and a wide variety of arts and athletics. The Bush School gives students the skills, knowledge, and experiences needed to succeed in school and in life, while making a positive impact on the world.

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