youth http://wmub.org en Elementz Hip-Hop Youth Center http://wmub.org/post/elementz-hip-hop-youth-center <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s hard to believe, but </span><a href="http://www.elementz.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Elementz</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Cincinnati’s hip hop youth services organization, is celebrating its </span>8<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary this year. They moved into a new, larger space last year and continue to expand programs designed to keep our city’s young people safe, off the streets, and moving towards an educated, positive life. </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Brother Abdullah Powell</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the creative director of </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Elementz</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, is in the studio with Mark </span>Perzel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to talk about the past eight years and what he sees for the organization in the coming years.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:31:25 +0000 Mark Perzel 11319 at http://wmub.org Elementz Hip-Hop Youth Center Cincinnati planning to study city youth http://wmub.org/post/cincinnati-planning-study-city-youth <p>A Cincinnati Councilwoman and members of a youth commission are launching what they call a groundbreaking study on the city's youth.<br><br>Yvettte Simpson said the study will focus on six areas: crime, poverty and homelessness, education, workforce development, health and developmental opportunities. &nbsp;<br><br>Simpson and several commission members announced the project during a City Hall press conference.<br> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:27:30 +0000 Jay Hanselman 11235 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati planning to study city youth Writers of Outstanding Words http://wmub.org/post/writers-outstanding-words <p><strong>Sabina Barron</strong> from the <a href="http://www.writersofoutstandingwords.org/">Writers of Outstanding Words</a> program brings several of her students in to read their poetry and also talks about the work of the organization.</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2012 19:00:25 +0000 Lee Hay 2481 at http://wmub.org