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Domestic Violence Wears Many Tags & UnIDMV & An Earthly Embrace hosts its Seventh Annual Passion Over Poverty Teen & Young Adult Talent Showcase

What: 7th annual Passion Over Poverty Teen & Young Adult Talent Showcase, which uses talent as a way to help sober anger, frustration, low self-esteem in our teens & young adults. Teens & Young Adults that find their passion after being victims of childhood domestic violence, family violence, and or teen dating violence are likely to succeed, because they find their positive outlet in their passion. Expressive arts have long been used with children to promote psychological health and social support. They offer children “a way to express their feelings, perceptions, thoughts, and memories in ways that words cannot” (Malchiodi, 2005).

Who: Domestic Violence Wears Many Tags non-profit organization in collaboration with UNI.DMV, Founder Porche' Jordan & An Earthly Embrace, Jewel Ilaisa, Founder

When: Main event is Friday, February 23rd, 2018 doors open at 5pm. The showcase is talented and positive teen rappers, musicians, singers, dancers and more.

Where: Auditions are at Ridge Road Community Center, 830 Ridge RD SE, Washington, DC.

Details: Teen Talent Showcase are free, and for ages 7-24. Free admission for the family! The main event Friday, Feb 23rd doors open 5pm community oriented event, inviting people of all ages to enjoy while bringing awareness to Teen Dating Violence & Black History. We are committed to helping our youth choose their passion over poverty, over their naysayers; we are committed to helping the DMV up & coming artist by giving them a platform to discover and grow their talent. Community support as we know you are committed too!!!

About: DVWMT Domestic Violence Wears Many Tags mission is to bring awareness to the community and families as whole as it pertains to abuse. We want to educate schools, churches, and mentor groups by reprogramming the amygdala with better decision making skills.

About: UNI.DMV UnI.DMV is a community-based organization dedicated to promoting unity and giving back. Through the collaborative efforts between the DMV Entertainment and Music Industry, local area businesses and organizations, UnI.DMV seeks to assist the underserved communities of Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia

About: An Earthly Embrace mission is to heal, empower and rebuild the lives of women and children impacted by domestic violence by providing educational programs and support services. We also strive to educate and empower young girls in high-risk communities.

For all media inquiries please contact QueenAfi by phone: 202-821-8933 or by email [email protected]

  • When: Fri Feb. 23
    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Address: 830 Ridge Road SE DC
    Washington DC,US 20009

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