Move-to-Improve World Beats NYC

Project Added: January 11, 2022
Project Point of Contact: [email protected]
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Hip Hop Public Health has reached millions of young people with their innovative health literacy tools. “We are dedicated to achieving health equity among youth with a free and expanding media library that is filled with over 100 culturally-tailored and evidence-based resources promoting healthy behaviors for children and their families,” noted Dr. Williams. 

https://hhph.org/nyc-youth-to-use-hip-hop-latin-reggae-and-bollywood-music-to-increase-physical-activity-during-class/

Collaborators:

NYC Department of Education

Location:

New York, New York

Region:

Mid-Atlantic

Genre/Discipline:

Music

Population Density:

Urban

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Foundations:

OVERVIEW

Hip Hop Public Health today announced the release of Move-to-Improve World Beats NYC, an album inspired by music and rhythms from some of the diverse communities that call New York City home. Produced in collaboration with the NYC Department of Education’s Office of School Wellness Programs, the album will accompany the Move-to-Improve program that is used by more than 70% of elementary schools in the largest public school system in the United States. The free Move-to-Improve program is designed to get students out of their seats and moving in class, building on the skills they learn in physical education and other subjects.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Hip Hop Public Health today announced the release of Move-to-Improve World Beats NYC, an album inspired by music and rhythms from some of the diverse communities that call New York City home. Produced in collaboration with the NYC Department of Education’s Office of School Wellness Programs, the album will accompany the Move-to-Improve program that is used by more than 70% of elementary schools in the largest public school system in the United States. The free Move-to-Improve program is designed to get students out of their seats and moving in class, building on the skills they learn in physical education and other subjects.

PROJECT EVALUATION

Currently not available.