Blackboard Labs offers FREE creative writing and beat-making workshops open to all Philadelphia students aged 13 to 19. The only requirement is that students are currently enrolled in school or are actively pursuing their GED. Our mission is to initiate social change through innovative creative arts programming rooted in Hip-Hop Culture.

WE ARE CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF UPDATING AND RELAUNCHING OUR WEBSITE. In the meantime, you can keep up with BBL through the social media links below:

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Every Monday
At Settlement Music School
Mary Louise Curtis Branch
416 Queen Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
4:00 – 7:00 pm

Every Tuesday and Thursday
Dobbins Vocational High School
22nd and Lehigh
Philadelphia, PA
2:30 – 6:30 pm