May 22, 2020
A San Francisco Bay Area-based hip hop educational organization is fighting to stay afloat financially after local shelter-in-place...
April 12, 2021
“Stop Asian Hate” has been a hot topic of late, rivaling the Derek Chauvin trial as America’s most compelling and current...
Feb. 19, 2021
In the San Francisco Bay Area, a spate of brutal attacks against older Asian Americans has galvanized a tightly connected, multiracial...
May 19, 2021
Bay Area nonprofit Hip Hop for Change is virtually hosting their 5th Annual Environmental Justice Summit this Thursday, May 20.
Dec. 2, 2020
A holiday gift donation can help the leadership team keep up its grassroots efforts. In addition to working with Larkin Street...
Nov. 2, 2020
“The Hip Hop community has always been passionate about political issues and remains involved in the fight for voter's rights and...
Hip Hop For Change aims to empower and inspire
July 17, 2020
Founder Khafre Jay incorporates political and social consciousness into his own music and his nonprofit encourages positive, change-oriented hip-hop...
Drummond: Hip Hop for Change promotes socially conscious rap
Feb. 7, 2020
Khafre Jay asks a classroom of seventh- and eighth-graders at Bancroft Middle School in San Leandro to name hip-hop artists that they’ve heard of. “Nicki Minaj...
Oakland non-profit finds community and strength in hip hop
Nov. 5, 2015
It’s Friday morning at Lighthouse Charter School in East Oakland, and the kids in Ms. Baumert’s ninth grade class have a visitor. Malik Diamond is at Lighthouse...
Hip Hop for Change organizes the Environmental Equity Summit for May 21
May 20, 2016
Khafre Jay and Hip Hop for Change, the non-profit he founded, are starting to make a name for themselves on the Bay Area’s Hip Hop, media and advocacy scene..
Teaching Kendrick Lamar and social justice in & outside the classroom
July 27, 2015
Hands up, don’t shoot. Pants up, don’t loot. Black lives matter. White lives matter. We live in a white supremacist culture. We live in post-racial America...
An Oakland Nonprofit Wants to Change the Rap Paradigm
Aug. 20, 2014
Hip Hop for Change wants to promote socially conscious artists and progressive lyricism, and organize grassroots involvement in the East Bay. The brainchild of two longtime activists...