Good Music. Good Cause. What else would you like?
M.anifest, Maria Isa and Mayda join forces for "Voices for Justice" a concert benefitting Headwaters Foundation for Justice featuring the best of local hip hop, pop and funk. Hear these great local musicians and learn more about the social justice work Headwaters supports.
"Voices for Justice" will be held on Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at El Nuevo Rodeo (2709 E Lake Street), from 8-11pm. Doors open at 7 p.m., concert begins at 8 p.m.. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. To learn more about the event, the artists and to purchase tickets visit:
Proceeds from the event will go to Headwaters' community grants program supporting grassroots organizing in Minnesota. The concert is sponsored by DERO Bike Rack Co., Minnesota Monthly, and El Nuevo Rodeo.
"Headwaters sees this event as a way to get more young adults engaged in the very important work of social justice by introducing them to the work that Headwaters' does with local grassroots organizations. More so than just introducing them to the work of these organizations we see this as a way to invite young people to become philanthropically committed to organizations that address the root causes of injustice," said Executive Director Trista Harris.
For the past 27 years, Headwaters Foundation for Justice has been a catalyst for social, racial, economic and environmental justice. The Foundation was established in 1984 with the belief that the power for fundamental social change is in the hands of ordinary people. Through grantmaking and organizational assistance, Headwaters focuses on grassroots efforts, engaging and partnering with a committed community of donors and allies in its work. The Foundation distributes over $450,000 annually to groups working for social change. In its history, Headwaters has provided organizational support to more than 850 projects and trained 2,500 community leaders through its capacity building program.
For further information on Headwaters Foundation go to www.headwatersfoundation.org.