#KLM vs CV19
To all of our Hip-Hope Family, including our Kids, community partners, volunteers, sponsors, mentors, schools and care-givers, please do whatever it takes to "counter corona". Stay updated on the latest inform-ation about the pandemic, stay safe and stay healthy. If you have any Hopeful tips or information that our family needs to know please share on our FORUM page. Thanks
"When Hope happens we
are together. When Hope
happens we are better."
Utilize arts and culture to promote, advocate and support Hope
where symptoms of
hopelessness are prevalent.
Confident and competent youth contributing to the success of Iowa's culture.
Equip and empower
youth with tools to
Health, Opportunity, Prosperity, Edutainment
Today I know I matter
My choices are mine and mine alone
If I am to succeed
I must take responsibility for my actions
I am more than you can see
I am the product of something divine
No one can put me down unless I let them
Because today I know I matter
Day1withVal Virtual Walk Of Hope
Hip-Hope Inc. Recent Media Coverage:
We Are Iowa Channel 5 News (Article and (2) Videos)
"Many Shades of Colour" Friday 3/6/20
Des Moines Register
"Party Hearty For NAMI" on We Are Iowa 2/14/20
#KidsLivesMatter 'Funraiser' Challenge 2019
What's Happening: Hip Hope. By: Jessica Thomas. Posted: Mar 01, 2019 10:25 AM CST.
Win for All: Hip-Hope
By: Jessica Flinn / Posted: Feb 07, 2018 09:25 AM CST
Student Witnesses Say Downtown Fight Was Bound to Happen
POSTED 10:31 PM, JANUARY 30, 2018, BY JUSTIN SURRENCY
Oct 28, 2017 - DES MOINES, Iowa -- Saturday marks the second year of the Young Men of Color Conference at Drake University. ... You have viable options, you have resources at your disposal, and if you choose to employ those resources, you will be a boss," said Bo James, executive director of Hip-Hope Inc.
Sep 10, 2017
The non-profit Hip Hope organized a community get-together and a donation to the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Sep 9, 2017 - Community group Hip Hope used annual Prayer and Potluck event to donate to victims of Hurricane Harvey
May 28, 2017 - Hip Hope works to offer youth positive alternatives to engaging with crime.
Mar 25, 2017 - Hip-Hope wants to be the ones to do that." James, a graduate of Des Moines East High School, said Hip-Hope Inc. is working on a project titled #KidsLivesMatter to develop and empower the youth of Des Moines. He wants the kids he works with to take accountability and responsibility in the classroom, ...
May 26, 2017 - IOWA -- Feeling in the mood to "whip" or "nae nae?" It may be because Silentó, the artist behind the viral song and dance, was in town. Besides being a recording artist, Silentó is part of Kids Lives Matter, a group aimed at getting kids more involved in their communities