Water is Life Expo


Posted By Darren Thompson March 13th, 2017 Blog


National Organizations to Launch Annual Water is Life Expo


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Focus on Raising Funds for Clean Water

Flint, MI—Several national organizations including Black Lives Matter, the Indigenous Environmental Network, the Hip Hop Caucus, and the New McCree Theater have partnered with Hip Hop 4 Flint and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to launch the inaugural Water is Life Expo on March 24 – March 26, 2017 at the New McCree Theatre, 2040 W. Carpenter Rd, Flint, Michigan.

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Organized by Yonasda Lonewolf, founder of Hip Hop 4 Flint and the Prince of Peace Church of Flint, the Expo will feature educational workshops that provide a platform for unity and raise awareness of the importance of clean water. Also, a 2-day evening concert featuring dozens of internationally recognized leaders, journalists, youth, and entertainers. This event will be broadcast livestreamed by Powwows.com to the wider world. The broadcast will feature a text to donate campaign where supporters can text LIFE to 91990 to contribute in raising funds to provide whole home water filtration systems to Flint and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

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The Expo will feature celebrities and speakers from current President of the National Council of Women of the United States Ms. Saideh Brown, Indian Country Today Media Network Editor-at-Large Gyasi Brown, Indigenous Environmental Network Organizer Dallas Goldtooth, Founder of The Hip Hop Caucus Reverent Yearwood, Pawnee Hip Hop Sensation Quese IMC, “Empire” Actor Tobias Truvillion, actress and singer Antonique Smith and many more nationally recognized artists, journalists, and speakers.

For more information including venue location, schedule of events, list of performers and speakers and to get a FREE ticket please visit: www.princeofpeacembc.com

Prince of Peace MBC.

1417 Stevenson St. Flint, MI 48504

(810) 238 – 3076

Social Media and Ticket Links:

https://www.facebook.com/events/259387597831802/

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/water-is-life-expo-tickets-31530448420

About Darren Thompson

Darren Thompson (Ojibwe/Tohono O’odham) is a Native American flute player and writer from the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Wisconsin. He contributes to Native Peoples Magazine, Native News Online, Native Max Magazine and Powwows.com. For more information please visit www.darrenthompson.net

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