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"Tell your story before they do."


 

 

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"Tell your story before they do."


 

 

 teaching students how to express themselves to cope with the atrocities many face and witness everyday in their personal lives. 

Our Solution


Our Solution


Our Solution.

Through applications of reading, writing, and speaking lessons, students will learn entrepreneurial skills through the production of their own poetry/prose book and open mic showcase. 

Find Your Story

Tell Your Story

BE Your Story

How It Works


How It Works


How It Works

The Movement BE mobile application meets students where they're at in the new digital age.

 
Community portal for students.

Students will be joined in a community portal for shared storytelling in a safe and vulnerable space.

Communication in and outside of class.

Optimized for best communication in and outside of class.

Publishing platform for student's works.

Serves as the publishing platform for student's poetry and prose books.

The Movement BE app.

How It Started


How It Started


 

IT ALL STARTED WHEN...


A group of students changed my life in the fall of 2013, and forever changed my way of how I see the world. I was working as a part time academic coach at Helix High. After graduating there in 2009, I went off to USC and had no plans of ever returning. My dream was to live the Hollywood life, with plans to work for MTV after college. But a few days before graduation, the unimaginable happen when 79 LAPD officers showed up to my house in riot gear the morning of May 4, 2013. I was handcuffed for throwing a party that received a noise complaint. Meanwhile the party across the street, which was predominately white party goers, were told to stay in the house and be safe. I immediately called this act racial discrimination and help lead a protest that landed me on the front page of the LA Times. How victorious you feel to have your face plastered on the front page of a world leading newspaper one day and to feel helpless and without an solution the next. 

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"Tell your story before they do."

Most giving is 80% emotion and 20 % rational. And the best way to get to someone’s emotions is to tell a story. We encourage you to donate and tell your story so that you may encourage a youth to tell theirs.

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