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Russell Simmons, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to Lead HOPE Summit for Financial Literacy

By: Victor “Doc V” Trammell

Russell Simmons has been known as an advocate for financial literacy in the hip hop community for a long time. The efforts of his many philanthropic causes are commendable and do a great job of informing the masses. His Hip Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) is a non-profit organization that is committed to various causes that have to do with social change. A successful function HSAN sponsored in the past was the national Get Your Money Right Tour, which was dedicated to educating youth across the country about the importance of personal finance.

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