Rhythm and Resilience is a 4-week program by Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre (ORCC) using hip-hop to heal and empower! This program is for Indigenous, Black, and racialized youth (ages 16-25) residing in Ottawa.

WEEK 1: Connecting to the Beat (In-Person) Date: Saturday, June 15, 2024 Time: 2:00 - 3:30 pm Location: The Origin Art & Community Centre (57 Lyndale Ave, Ottawa)

Explore rhythm and movement as tools for emotional regulation. Get a brief history of hip-hop and its elements (MCing, DJing, Breakdancing, Graffiti) and discover how hip-hop fosters resilience and expression.

Facilitated by local hip-hop artist, King Kimbit, on the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe Peoples, this program features two in-person and two online sessions.

Connect with peers, express yourself creatively, and celebrate your resilience. Sign up now to be part of a supportive community journeying towards healing.

Learn more about ORCC and the work they do at www.orcc.net.

Free to attend; registration required.