On Saturday, Feb. 4, Fordham University's Graduate School of Social Service co-sponsored the first academic conference on Hip Hop-based interventions and outcomes, "One Mic, One Movement: Advances in Hip Hop Therapy and Hip Hop Psychology."
The conference keynote was delivered by Edgar Tyson, Ph.D., assistant professor of social work. The event attracted scholars, practitioners, students and musicians.
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College in the United Kingdom.