Richland partners with “Hip Hop for HIV”

Hip-Hop4HIV-logo_smRichland College will host “Hip Hop for HIV,” on July 19, from 2 – 6 p.m. “Hip Hop for HIV” will provide free HIV testing as well as on-site medical counseling for all those tested. Get tested and receive a free ticket to the fourth annual hip hop concert, hosted by 97.9 FM The Beat. “Hip Hop for HIV” allows those tested to know their status, be further educated on the disease and be better informed on the social and medical services available to treat those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.

The concert will be held on Aug. 21 from 3 – 6 p.m. at the Palladium Ballroom located at 1135 South Lamar in Dallas. Among this year’s featured performers are T. Cash, Yung Nation, B Hamp, Dorrough, Doughski G, BMC Boyz and more.

2011 partners and sponsors include the Dallas County Community College District, Rickey Smiley, City Councilman Dwaine R. Caraway, KBFB 97.9 The Beat, the city of Dallas and Project Re-Connect, the MLK Jr. Family Clinic, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Kaiser, AIDS Arms and Regional Resource Network Program – Region VI.

For more information contact Stephen Red Delasbour or Stephanie Nash at 972-331-5400 or visit the 97.9 FM web site.