A Weekend with Leila Steinberg & the Microphone Sessions

Submitted by Amy R. Peloff on

CHID would like to let you all know about a unique opportunity to hear Leila Steinberg, Tupac Shakur's first manager and one of his most influential mentors, at a speaking engagement coming up here at the UW. Here's all the information, I hope to see you all there! FREE and open to the public!

December 2nd, Friday, at 6pm
Savery 260, University of Washington - Seattle


Kickit4aCause, UW Hip-Hop Student Association & Cornerstone Open Mic Presents::

"A Weekend with Leila Steinberg & the Microphone Sessions"
December 2nd & 3rd
UW Seattle & Cornerstone Open Mic: Faire Gallery Cafe


Famous for being Tupac Shakur's first manager, close friend, and mentor, Leila Steinberg has catapulted herself to the forefront of progressive education models, youth mentorship and the creative arts.

Traveling worldwide conducting seminars, workshops and discussions on her "Heart Based" Education, Leila has been recognized and respected by everyone from state diplomats to gang leaders for her various projects as well as her latest venture, the "Microphone Sessions".

She is now coming to Seattle to share with us her vision, ideals and concepts that can be easily adopted into our own creative solutions for a better city, nation and world..


UW Lecture & Community Dialogue::

  • December 2nd - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • University of Washington
  • Savery Hall Room 260
  • SPECIAL Opening by UW Hip-Hop Student Association!!

SPECIAL EDITION Cornerstone Open Mic & Artist Showcase::

  • December 3rd - 8:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Faire Gallery & Cafe
  • 1351 East Olive Way Seattle, WA 98122
  • FREE, ALL AGES, Bar 21+ w/ ID

Check out some recent articles about Leila's Work from:

Sport's Illustrated:

and XXL Magazine!:

This is going to be a unique and exciting opportunity, so be sure to bring your friends and family out!!

Thank You to All our Supporting and Sponsoring Organizations::

  • CHID Program @ UW
  • American Ethnic Studies Department
  • Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies Department
  • Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
  • UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center
  • The HIDMO
  • 206 Zulu
  • Truth About Tupac.com
  • Alternative Intervention Models
  • XXL Magazine