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Our Mission

Our mission is to empower youth via music and arts education in Detroit. Our purpose is to promote equity racial healing and build community for future generations via the elements of hip-hop. As educators in Detroit, we interact with students who display their creative aptitude daily. However, many scholars lack opportunities to manifest their superpowers. Our program utilizes hip-hop culture (MCing, DJing, Dance, Graffiti, and Knowledge) as a tool for knowledge acquisition and liberation. Students master processes and acquire new skills through strategically designed projects and performances, and project-based, game-based, and hands-on experiences.

Kids. Community. Hip Hop.

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Overview

Class Act Detroit is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing free virtual and in-person hip-hop workshops to the youth of Detroit and beyond.

​Class Act Detroit provides opportunities for youth to become well-rounded by enhancing their capabilities in the arts, academics, and health and wellness.

 

Our programs outfit students for academic, personal, and career success, and readies them to rise to the challenges of their lives. In conjunction with our strategic partners and our dynamic teaching approach, project-based-learning, we ensure engaged, modern, and capable cohorts who are well equipped to tackle challenges and thrive in the 21st century.