The (HHCF)is the worlds first non-profit fusing music, chess and martial arts to promote unity, strategy and non-violence. The HHCF hosts celebrity chess events where underserved youth play chess for educational scholarships and engage cultural icons from various backgrounds. By blending logic and art we pave new paths to greatness for American youth.Follow us @hiphopchess on twitter!
Chess and Life Strategies Class for at Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula
Hip-Hop Chess Federation Teach Responsibility with Rap and the Game of Kings and Queens
East Palo Alto, CA- Nov. 8, 2017- The Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) is proud to announce that it will be hosting Chess & Life Strategies classes in East Palo Alto starting November 9, 2017.. This award winning 12 week course helps kids and teens learn the parallels between chess and life choices.
Classes begin Thursday from 6:30-8 PM at Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula at 2031 Pulgas Ave, East Palo Alto, CA. “Our program teaches young people how to think under pressure” said HHCF Founder and author of Bobby, Bruce & the Bronx: The Secrets of Hip-Hop Chess. Today kids are constantly under pressure at home, in class and on the streets. The HHCF helps them to think for themselves and take responsibility for the results of the actions they take.”
HHCF Chess and Life Strategies program has been featured in Forbes, NY Times, and KPIX TV. Adisa Banjoko is respected as a leader in education innovation after his lectures at Harvard, Oberlin, and U Conn. His work focuses on the power of fusing STEAM and STEM concepts to help kids and teens learn more effectively. In 2014 the impact of the HHCF was celebrated in the Living Like Kings record breaking exhibit at the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis, MO. Interested parents, teachers and teens should visit Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula to register.
For more on HHCF call 888-588-4418 or visit www.hiphopchess.com today and follow them on Instagram @realhiphopchess.