In these trying economic and societal times, engaging our young people takes a community in unity. Hip Hop Icon, Actress and Philanthropist Yolanda “Yo Yo” Whitaker along with Angie Able are honored to host “Set Sail: Black Tie Affair” at the beautiful Ovation Yacht on Friday, July 26, 2013; departure is promptly at 7 PM from St. Clair Shores Marina near Detroit, Michigan. Some of the proceeds from this unforgettable gala will benefit the Yo Yo School of Hip Hop Arts and Academic Music Program (YYSHHAAMP) which is making a significant impact in the heart of Michigan.
It will be an extraordinary evening of great music, excellent food, and awesome people in the beautiful water for an amazing cause. Music will be provided by the magnificent DJ Steady Rock. There will be a “show-stopping” performance by K’Jon.
“The support in Michigan is unprecedented. Continuous support is essential for this program to uplift our youth in developing their talent because they are all stars,” stated Yo Yo who also has a program in Los Angeles and Oceanside, CA.
Yo Yo School of Hip Hop Arts and Academic Program encourage empowerment as well as leadership through using the power of hip hop as a tool. The students gain a wealth of knowledge and experience in music, acting, dancing, artist development and beat production. Just in these courses alone these young leaders obtain basic computer skills, math and science education in addition to health and fitness. The program made its astounding debut in Highland Park, Michigan during the summer of last year that caused a caravan of love and support from the media, residents, celebrities, businesses as well as community leaders. YYSHHAAMP ensures that no voice goes unheard and no limits to the dreams of tomorrow’s future. Yo Yo was able to make her vision a reality with the out pour of resources and collaboration with the community.
There is a sizzling heat wave in Detroit and Highland Park, Michigan. The heat wave is beginning to rise with a record triple digit numbers registering in the program. There is continuous registration requests received daily since this year’s session began on Monday, July 12, 2013. With the outstanding support and outreach, YYSHHAAMP has enrolled 164 students this summer.
Don’t miss this heat wave, Set Sail while giving back. $75 donation is requested to attend. Don’t miss this heat wave, Set Sail while giving back. $75 donation is requested to attend. For purchase tickets, contact Solange George at CPR located at 36030 Industrial Rd, Suite A, Livonia, MI 48150.
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