A3C Action Accelerator


How are you using art, music, and hip-hop culture to advance social justice and civic engagement in your community?

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A3C IS INVESTING IN THE BEST IDEAS FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY THAT USE ART, MUSIC, & HIPHOP FOR SOCIAL GOOD!


A NATIONAL COMPETITION FOR CREATIVE IDEAS THAT USE HIP-HOP CULTURE AND THE ARTS TO ADVANCE SOCIAL JUSTICE


The creative community has been the heart and soul of social justice movements throughout history. Creatives have brought the struggle for justice and change to life through the arts, and we are proud to honor and carry on their legacy.

In partnership with the Center for Civic Innovation, a civic venture fund that invests in community-driven ideas, The Action Accelerator is a week-long bootcamp for ideas around the nation that uses art, music and hip-hop culture as a vehicle to advance justice and opportunity in their communities.

Attend A3C, pitch your idea, and win $10k in prizes.

A3C Action chooses 5 finalists to join us in Atlanta in October for the A3C Action Summit at the A3C Festival & Conference. These five finalist teams from across the US are flown to Atlanta to participate in the Action Accelerator, where they strengthen their business model, revenue model, and the way they talk about their work.

At the end of the week, the finalists participate in a pitch showcase, the A3C Action Pitch Night, in front of a high profile audience of investors, artists, partners, peers, and community leaders. A3C invests $10,000+ into ideas with the greatest potential for impact and success.

Finalists:

  • Travel to Atlanta for the A3C Festival & Conference
  • Receive business development training & pitch bootcamp
  • Pitch their idea to celebrity judges & national audience
  • Compete for more than $10,000 in cash and in-kind contributions
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