Common, KRS-ONE & More Tapped As Speakers For UCLA's Social Justice Summit 2019

Panel discussions on Mental Health Matters, Hip Hop and Public Policy, and The Movement Matters will take place.

(AllHipHop News) The UCLA Black Alumni Association is hosting the 2019 Social Justice Summit on Saturday, January 12. Hip Hop artist Common and KRS-ONE are among the activists scheduled to speak at the event.

"UBAA's goal is to inspire the next generation of social justice leaders while raising much-needed scholarships for Black Bruins," says Michelle Johnson, UBAA President. "With the largest African American undergraduate enrollment in the UC system, and our ranking as the #1 public university, UBAA is deeply committed to playing a pivotal role in the empowerment of our future alumni and the broader Black community."

Johnson adds, "Building strategic partnerships is key to this goal which is why we are thrilled to have panelists from across the country engaged for this much needed discussion." Angela Davis, Nina Turner, Brian K. Williams, and others will be part of the summit.

For more information about the Social Justice Summit 2019 and 2nd Annual Social Justice Conversation visit