NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Gets Mobile 9.24.11





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Published on Sep 23, 2011

The Let's Get Mobile Family Festival -- powered by TCC Family Media, Wal-Mart, Pepsico, Staples and AT&T -- will mobilize in Brooklyn Saturday Sept. 24th for a free health-empowerment event to promote fitness, nutrition, technology and support services.

In conjunction with the 8th Annual Worldwide Day of Play --endorsed by First Lady Michelle Obama http://vimeo.com/28457172 -- Let's Get Mobile will offer interactive fun to help families and youth make healthy choices, promote access to healthy food and help children become more active through a half-day of hip hop art, music, spoken word, yoga, dance, capoeira, double dutch, exercise and technology.

"Families will embrace healthier habits when they can understand and see how beneficial it is to their well-being and life," said Michelle Drayton, president of TCC Family Media.

The fun will happen Saturday, Sept. 24th, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 pm at the joint campus of the Brooklyn Preparatory High School and Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design, 257 N. Sixth Street in Brooklyn.

Confirmed to attend are:
 NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott
 U.S. State Department Hip Hop Ambassador and activist Toni Blackman -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVcoUm...
 Olympic gold medalist Diane Dixon - http://youtu.be/Ufug2NdyXT0
 The all-youth Renaissance EMS Band - http://www.renaissanceems.com/
 Double Dutch Dreamz - http://vimeo.com/27122906

Special performance from NYC's own Young Vinchi


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