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6/10/2015 - Councilwoman Russell Visits Drexel Elementary School

North Hempstead, NY- Councilwoman Russell visited Drexel Elementary school where special guests Hip Hop Heals came and entertained the children. Hip Hop Heals is a progressive entity formed by Lauren Collins in 2006 with the purpose of providing a variety of therapeutic interventions through hip hop music. HHH is comprised of 2 foundational programs: the Hip Hop Heals Curriculum and Hip Hop Heals Most DEAFinitely; both aim to create an expressive environment through which individual participants gain confidence and a better understanding of self. The organization came taught the children some moves and taught the kids how to make healthy dietary choices in a fun way.


(left to right) Cheri Del Bellis, Lead Teacher at Drexel Ave. School. William Electric Black (Ian James) seven time Emmy Award Winner, Artie Green ,Health Edutainment, Easy A.D.,Health Edutainment, Students of Drexel Elementary School.