NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2015) - The organizers of the second edition of the Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum (SIGEF), Horyou, the social network for social good, and the Horyou Foundation, will be welcoming a prominent lineup of speakers and NGOs including musical educator and social innovator Chad Harper - founder and CEO of Hip Hop Saves Lives.
Hip Hop Saves Lives (HHSL) is a non-profit organization that is designed to reinstate the original purpose of Hip-Hop. HHSL teaches humanity through Hip-Hop at New York City schools, at homeless teen shelters, incarcerated youth centers, teens on probation and at schools in Haiti. HHSL has taught workshops around the globe in India, Liberia, Ghana, Brazil, Palestine, Jamaica, Switzerland, St. Lucia, Bermuda and Hawaii as well.
Chad was the recipient of the Music for Empowerment award at SIGEF 2014. He is scheduled to speak on Sunday, Oct. 25 at SIGEF 2015 during the "Youth for Social Change" plenary session, bringing insight to this worldwide movement while proposing ideas and solutions for positive reform. He will shed light on the growing number of young people that are stepping up as true global citizens and taking action for social change.
"I am excited for the next phase of Horyou" Chad explains. "They have assembled some of the world's most inspiring people. The collective brainstorm that is about to happen will transform the world. I am beyond excited to see what will emerge!"
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The Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum (SIGEF) is an annual international event that gathers non-profit organizations, speakers, social entrepreneurs and the general public for three days of dialogue and interaction. It features plenary sessions, cultural events and networking opportunities, as well as NGO and project showcases.
SIGEF is organized by Horyou and the Horyou Foundation. For more information visit: www.sigef2015.com
Horyou is the social network for social good. It connects users globally through technology, quality content and meaningful interaction. On its platform and the newly launched App, Horyou facilitates the transformation of positive ideas into concrete actions while building constructive relationships between the online and offline worlds. The Horyou App is available for free download via iOS and Android.
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For more information visit: www.horyou.com
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