(AllHipHop News) AllHipHop.com’s voter engagement partner, the League of Young Voters, is partnering with Ustream, MSNBC’s Goldie Taylor, Shaheem Reid of XXL, and others for a panel discussion for the next installment of the #Ignite2012 tour.
According to planners, #Ignite2012 is ushering in “a new era of diverse pundits from the political and Hip-Hop worlds to discuss the hot-button issues being talked about from the blogs to the blocks in inner-city America.”
Below are details and the live Ustream for the tour’s October 11 Atlanta stop:
WHO: #Ignite2012 panelist: Goldie Taylor (MSNBC, The Grio), Shaheem Reid (XXL Magazine), Dallas Penn (Hip Hop Wired), Janee Bolden (Bossip.com), DeWayne Rogers (Rolling Out Magazine), Bryyce (T.I.’s brother), and Orlando McGhee (talent manager for Future).
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 from 2:45-4:15PM
WHERE: #Ignite2012 will be hosted at the A3C Hip-Hop Festival, The Masquerade (695 North Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308). #Ignite2012 will also broadcast live online at www.YoungVoterLive.com. Join the conversation via Twitter using the hashtag #Ignite2012 and tweeting @TheLeague99.
The League of Young Voters Education Fund empowers young people nationwide to participate in the democratic process and create progressive political change on the local, state and national level – with a focus on non-college youth and youth from low-income communities and communities of color. The League meets young people where they are, works on issues that affect their lives, and provides them with tools, training, and support to become serious catalysts for change. Visit us @ YoungVoter.org.