August 28, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Union Project
part of a series on Action
About the speaker
Emmai Alaquiva is an Emmy Award-winning producer, entrepreneur and mentor. Emmai is a 2008 Emmy Award winner, and a 2013 daytime Emmy nominee. Emmai is known for his strong presence in the music, film and radio industries. Once homeless, Alaquiva now holds multiple prominent positions in the field of media including: Music Composer & Arranger, Filmmaker and Radio Producer/Voiceover Artist. Today, Alaquiva is the CEO of Ya Momz House, Inc, a full-service multimedia company, director for CBS Sports Network, as well as the founder and Executive Director of Hip Hop On L.O.C.K., an award-winning arts education program for youth K-12 with branch programs including radio and television. Alaquiva’s work can be seen and heard across the country from BET, PBS, Pandora Radio and more. Alaquiva prides himself on serving the community and the youth to his fullest extent, often going above and beyond to ensure that the youth in Pittsburgh receive all the advantages in the world.
The Sprout Fund enriches the Pittsburgh region’s vitality by engaging citizens, amplifying voices, supporting creativity and innovation, and cultivating connected communities. Founded in 2001, Sprout facilitates community-led solutions to regional challenges and supports efforts to create a thriving, progressive, and culturally diverse region. With strong working relationships to many community organizations and regional stakeholders, The Sprout Fund is one of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s leading agencies on issues related to civic engagement, talent attraction and retention, public art, and catalytic small-scale funding. Learn more and get involved at sproutfund.org.
Union Project is a non-profit arts, enterprise and events center. The purpose is to make space to connect, create and celebrate community by hosting and cultivating programs that serve and enrich lives. Interested in getting involved? There are plenty of ways to support Union Project. Learn more by visiting unionproject.org
801 N Negley Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States 15206
August 28, 2015
8:30am - 10:00am