Changemaker 2009: Shá Cage and Teen Summit Youth event links art, activism, leadership by Michele St. Martin “We helped everyone remember that we are ALL living and breathing changemakers. We all possess the potential to be a leader.” – Shá Cage It was girl-powered leadership that revolutionized the annual Teen Summit, said organizer Shá Cage. [...]
Through hip-hop, poetry and the many strands of oral traditions, have permeated pop culture. Minneapolis is ground zero for the first national symposium of spoken word performance, SINGERS OF DAYBREAK. The two-day conference is a whirlwind of dialogue, jams, workshops, video, and film showings, capped by an exhilarating evening of performances.