SOURCE REVOLT MEDIA & TV
REVOLT aligns community-building efforts with Harlem business alliances to make a larger and collective impact on charity and commerce; Luke James set to perform
NEW YORK, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, REVOLT TV announced a new partnership with Harlem Park to Park (HP2P), a network of businesses committed to community development in Harlem. REVOLT formed the partnership to align efforts in adding to the economic development of the Harlem community while raising funds for the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem through the HELLO Harlem initiative, set to launch on June 23, 2014 at the Studio Museum in Harlem where GRAMMY® nominated artist Luke James is slated to give a special performance.
Harlem Park to Park executive director Nikoa Evans-Hendricks noted, "As a network of 75 Harlem entrepreneurs committed to supporting community development, Harlem Park to Park ("HP2P") is very excited to be a community partner for an initiative supported by one of Harlem's best known entrepreneurs, Sean Combs, who through the HELLO Harlem Initiative and support of the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem, also demonstrates his commitment to actively giving back to the Harlem community."
Harlem Park to Park member businesses that will host HELLO Harlem events include: Park 112, Red Rooster Harlem, Sylvia's Restaurant, Harlem Tavern, and The Corner Social.
"We are very excited about the new partnership with Harlem Park to Park," commented Keith Clinkscales, REVOLT CEO. "From the very start of this initiative, our goal has always been to make significant impact in the community. Working with Harlem Park to Park expands our reach into businesses that pride themselves on supporting and helping the Harlem community to grow, and we are pleased to have them join the team."
Defined as an effort to Help Expand Life's Limitless Opportunities, the HELLO Harlem campaign is an invitation-only, weekly networking series, set to take place at world-class locally owned restaurants in Harlem and Upper Manhattan. From June 23 through September 8, the series of VIP events will bring together innovative business executives, civic leaders, celebrities and major BGCH supporters.
Joining REVOLT in their support of the HELLO Harlem kick-off event at the Studio Museum in Harlem include AQUAhydrate®, Harlem Brewing Company, Sean John, Tribal Worldwide (an Omnicom agency) and Uptown Magazine. The events will be executive produced by The Nelson Group (www.tngww.com).
GRAMMY® Award nominated and Island Records recording artist Luke James will be taking the stage during the kick-off event, giving a special performance of his signature hits including "I Want You." James' latest single "Options" featuring Rick Ross, is currently available at retailers and iTunes, and his highly anticipated self-titled debut album is scheduled for release on September 23, 2014. Fans can also see him in concert on July 9, 2014 at SOB's in New York City.
Visit www.helloharlem.org for more information on HELLO Harlem and how to become a supporter of the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem. Follow the series on social media using #helloharlemnyc through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
An open call to feature NY-based artist at each event can be found at www.revolt.tv/helloharlem.
ABOUT REVOLT MEDIA & TV
REVOLT is the new #1 name in music. Focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation, the multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast in October 2013, REVOLT is available on Time Warner Cable, Comcast and Century Link in over 40 of the top 50 U.S. markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Atlanta, and DC.
ABOUT THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF HARLEM
The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem is to provide access and opportunities for youth to reach their full potential as responsible members of the community.
About Harlem Park to Park (HP2P)
Harlem Park to Park is a community improvement organization comprised of 75+ businesses. Harlem Park to Park is supported through the City of New York Small Business Services (SBS) www.nyc.gov/sbs. Several businesses within Harlem Park to Park were opened by the City of New York Business Acceleration Team (NYBAT) www.nyc.gov/nbat.
Kai D. Wright
VP, Head of Communications
Shirley A. Lewis
Chair, Board of Directors
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harlem, Inc.
Harlem Park to Park
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