Bridging Education and Art Together in NYC.

One of the first AIP interviews I did back in 2014 was with James Kim, Executive Director/Co-founder of Bridging Education and Art together (BEAT NYC). By providing students with a voice through the universal language of the Arts through the elements of Hip-hop, BEAT teaches academic content while cultivating self and social awareness, empathy, creativity, and self-efficacy. This pedagogy restores the humanity of the individual. For more on BEAT visit