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May 2017 Newsletter
Urban Beats is an innovative artistic expression program for Transition Age Youth (TAY) who are between the ages of 16 and 25. Urban Beats aims to increase engagement in mental health treatment by creating and delivering TAY focused artistic productions and social media messaging. If you are interested in receiving more information about Urban Beats feel free to email us at:
We Are Urban Beats!!!
May Urban Beats Calendar
#UB30in30 Poetry Challenge Spotlight
This year, Urban Beats participated as a program in National Poetry Writing Month. Traditionally, poets use the month of April to push themselves to create pieces of work every day.  We wanted to honor our member Aleshia for writing a poem every day this month!  Way to go Aleshia!
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Upcoming UB Events
Malcolm X Library and Urban Beats have collaborated to host a youth open mic! This is a free community event created to allow young adults to express themselves in a safe space! Come join us for an amazing night of self expression and talent!
The event will be located in the brand new Legler Benbough Teen IDEA Lab inside of Malcolm X Library.

Get more info HERE
Urban Life Ministries and Urban Beats are collaborating to bring Urban Mic Night on Friday, April 28th! This is a monthly open mic in South East San Diego for youth to share their talents in front of a supportive audience. The theme of this event is #RelationshipGoals so the youth are preparing some interesting activities and pieces about healthy relationships. As always there will be free food, games, and prizes! RSVP to the event HERE
Urban Beats will be performing at this amazing event  created by  Ink&Paint and the Urban Collaborative Project. Get more information about the event by clicking on the photo.
Friday May 26th 7-9 pm
Urban Mic Night is a chill, creative, and positive space in the Southeast neighborhood for youth to express themselves. Urban beats will be collaborating once again with Urban Life ministries to host this open mic! Follow us on HERE to stay updated on this month's theme! 
Youth Spotlight
This month's spotlight goes to all of our youth participating in our Urban Beats Album project with David's Harp Foundation. Urban Beats has collaborated with Davids Harp Foundation  to provide a 6 week album workshop. In this workshop, our youth have the opportunity to create, record, and produce original content in a professional studio! Stay tuned for an Urban Beats Album music project this summer! Thank you David's Harp for this wonderful opportunity. 
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3330 Market
San Diego CA 92102
(619) 736- 552

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2220 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 232-8126
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