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Friday, October 27 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Urban Yogis

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The Urban Yogis are an integrated program of Peace Is A Lifestyle and LIFE Camp, based in South Side Jamaica, Queens. The organizations were formed to address the rising levels of senseless violence occurring within the community and surrounding neighborhoods. Led by Erica Ford (New York City Crisis Management, Queens Division), the yoga program was inaugurated with five young adults from South Side who grew into dedicated yoga and meditation practitioners. 

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Tyrell Carter

Tyrell Carter is a musician, rap artist and producer known as Prince Carter. he currently has an album released on iTunes called Money Love Art Fashion. Growing up in south-side Jamaica Queens, violence was always a part of his daily reality. For him, music was his outlet for expression... Read More →
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Erica Ford

CEO and Founder of LIFE, Camp Inc. | “This is not a job, this is my LIFE; my undying love keeps me committed to my people until my glory day takes me away.” Erica Ford | Erica Ford remembers what it was like growing up in Jamaica, Queens back in the 1980s, where crack use and... Read More →
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Raheem Lewis

Raheem Lewis grew up in the Baisley housing project in south-side Jamaica, Queens, a rough neighborhood riddled with gang and drug violence. his love for basketball and sports kept him from succumbing to a life as a "gangster", but in his neighborhood there were little economic and... Read More →
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Jaytaun Mcmillan

Jaytaun Mcmillan is 20 years old and grew up in south-side Jamaica, Queens, in the Baisley housing project. Even though growing up he was surrounded by lots of violence and drug abuse, his love for sports and basketball kept him out of trouble. As he got older, he was in search of... Read More →


Friday October 27, 2017 10:00am - 10:45am
Hines Room 845 Meadows Rd, Aspen CO 81611

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