Akon Lighting Africa Is Bringing Electricity To Millions Without It

shockwebpic_akonlightingafricaAs of today, 600 Million Africans still don’t have access to electricity. Multi-platinum recording artist Akon is doing something to change that by bringing solar power to millions of households in over 20 countries on the African continent with his new Akon Lighting Africa initiative.

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Be An Artist, Right now!…Just Do It

Some inspiring advice for the creator in all of us! Filmed at TEDxSeoul, Korean writer Young-ha Kim makes a case for how our society is filled with ‘oppressors of art’ who are responsible for the artistic impulses inside of us being suppressed, killed off at some point while we are growing up, but how this artistic side in us is not gone.

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Welcome To 2013…The Year Of Community.

What will you do with the next 364 days in front of you? Whatever you do, make it count…

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[DC] Thurs. Sept. 20, 2012: Hank Shocklee Talks Tech At Congressional Black Caucus 42nd Annual Legislative Conference

If you’re in the Washington, DC area don’t miss this very special session taking place at the Congressional Black Caucus 42nd Annual Legislative Conference this Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Rep. Henry C. “Hank” Johnson [D-GA] PRESENTS:
Beyond the Digital Divide: Capitalizing on the Technology Economy

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The National Alliance For Media Arts And Culture Interviews Hank Shocklee

The following was originally published by NAMAC on August 30, 2012.

The NAMAC 2012 Conference, Leading Creatively takes place this week, September 6th-8th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Join the discussion on digital rights, artist leadership, technology and innovation! #NAMAC12

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[Minneapolis] Sept. 6-8, 2012: Shocklee Joins NAMAC 2012 Conference To Discuss Digital Rights & Artist Leadership

The National Alliance for Media Arts + Culture [NAMAC] has invited our own Hank Shocklee to join the 2012 NAMAC National Conference in Minneapolis, September 6-8, 2012.

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