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Ludacris Speaks at Leadership Workshop to Over 200 Atlanta Youth!‏

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Ludacris and The Ludacris Foundation spent the day giving back to a group of high school students at the historic Carrie Steele Pitts Life Learning Center in Atlanta Georgia. Through the use of his foundation the prolific superstar shared tips on how to be an effective leader and the power of giving back.

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The homie Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges spent the day working and inspiring a group of high school students from Banneker High School and Westlake High School. The purposeful event was all about inspiring a group of over 200 kids to take on the the mantle of leadership and understand the imporatnce of community service and giving back. The event entitled as “Leading From Within … Leadership and Building Your Brand” was an awesome occasion for the young men and women who was in attendance.

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The event was powered by The Ludacris Foundation and supported by his team and the good people over at Camp New Look. The kids had the opportunity to connect with Luda, his beautiful wife Eudoxiee Bridges, his lovely mother Mama Bridges, and the homie DC Young Fly. The kids were able to ask questions and get real answers. This event will help the kids to embrace leadership and a wonderful memory that will stick with them forever.

 

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The message Ludacris wants the public to understand is as follows,

“We at the Ludacris Foundation realize that not every youth can visualize success. Not every young person believes that tomorrow can be better than today. I believe that every young person should have an opportunity to be the best that they can be. Our communities are hurting. Our systems need fixing. We can’t wait on the government, institutions, social programs and policies alone to meet community needs.

We have to look within; it is in our hands, said Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges. That is why we do what we do at The Ludacris Foundation! Over the last 5 years 96,000 students in GA have dropped out of school. GA analytics show 70% of inmates are high school dropouts. That is evidence that student dropouts immediately become the incubator that feeds the prison system. A game changer is needed!! My foundation, The Ludacris Foundation, is launching a Leadership Development Program targeted at middle and high school students. Our initial focus is with 4 middle and high schools in GA. As we design implement a proven successful business model we will expand our efforts.”

The event was truly a wonderful time and I thank The Ludacris Foundation for the opportunity to capture photos and glean a little inspiration!

Check out the photos and learn more about the foundation by visiting here: http://wp.me/pinY

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Story courtesy of http://www.freddyo.com

 

Jeezy Hosts Neighborhood Clean Up in Atlanta

On July 25, 2015, Hip Hop artist, Jeezy partnered up with Young Generation Movement and their #PantsUpGunsDown movement, by leading a neighborhood clean up in Atlanta’s District 4. 

SunN.Y. & Sucka Free Athletics present “The Giveback” Shoedrive & Documentary

 

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This school year SunN.Y. and SuckaFree Athletics donated their time and efforts to the kids of North Metro GNETS, located in the AUC area in Atlanta, through their Health in Hip Hop Campaign.  Every first and last Wednesdays of each month they provided a PE class at North Metro GNETS at a school which due to budget cutbacks did not have a physical education program at all.

Who You Wit? REEC & PAY’s Celebrity Basketball Game

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Hot 107.9 FM host, Reec “Mr. Who You Wit?” is heard on the airwaves throughout Atlanta, GA. Reec has achieved many accolades within the community. He has excelled in sports, released two music singles and is the author of a children’s book series. Reec has been honored and awarded for his hard work, community response/outreach and appreciation/service, via his non-profit organization: PAY USA.

Positive American Youth (PAY), established in 1997 brings our youth hope, with goals placed to help children make better choices. PAY promotes education, physical fitness and shares steps to being successful in life and business. PAY USA hosts fund raising events: fitness camps for elementary to high school children, as well as, back to school drives. Ice The Bull (Anti-Bullying mascot) tours schools to advocate anti-bullying via literacy. Reec is doing positive things throughout the city to help build a strong community. Who You Wit?

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August 3rd, Reec and Hot 107.9 host PAY’s 3rd Annual Back To School Celebrity Basketball Game. Hot 107.9 Hostshots vs Spartans, was held at The Andrew & Walter Young YMCA. The semi-pro, charity basketball game was a huge success. There were performances by: Jungle Boogie Dance Crew, D’ Squared, Gotta Dance Atlanta, Nikisha Williams, and many more. Celebrities included: The Jackson’s, Danny Glover, Quinton Aaron, Loman Rucker, Kelsey Nykole, and many more. All proceeds benefit non profit PAY USA and an assortment of other non profit organizations.

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T.I. and Jeezy Give Back for Christmas

T.I. and Jeezy presented “Tis the Season for Giving” which they provided Christmas gifts for over 1600 underprivileged kids in Atlanta.

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Presented by the Music Education Group in partnership with Fulton County Human Services, this great event continues the legacy of giving back to the community by both T.I. and Jeezy, respectively.

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Ne-Yo and Friends Spread Holiday Cheer in Atlanta

The singer-songwriter brings toys and joy to 500 kids during his annual Giving Tour.

HHGB Co-Founder Feeds A Family for Thanksgiving

DJ Knotts unites with Big Rec of Real Hip Hop Is Back to provide Thanksgiving dinner for a family of 12.

Ludacris Gives Back $20K to Alma Mater during LudaDay Weekend 2013

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LudaDay Weekend returns to the A for the eighth year with a weekend full of parties, promos and thankfully philanthropy!  Luda donated $20,000 to his alma mater during a pep rally at Banneker High School and specifically the ‘Live Real Change’ (www.liverealchange.com) initiative and their non-for-profit partner, Adopt-A-Classroom.  This donation will help provide the necessary resources for the classrooms, contributing to the education of the students.  Ludacris will also continue to his work with Live Real Change as he has signed on to be apart of The Real Change Project Season 2.   Through this philanthropic venture Luda aims to emphasize the importance of education to achieve your dreams.

For more information on Live Real Change and Ludacris’ involvement visit: http://liverealchange.com/you-determine-your-destiny/

 

 

Hip Hop Gives Back Launch Event (March 2, 2013)

Microsoft Store Lenox Square

3393 Peachtree Road NE

Suite 3007A

Atlanta, Ga 30326

RSVP @ http://bit.ly/XnkP7U

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