The GR818ERS (pronounced ‘great-one-eighters’) is a collective of activists based out of the San Fernando Valley of Southern California dedicated to improving racial and cultural relations in marginalized communities across the globe through Hip Hop culture.

The GR818ERS work with various local and international partners to produce workshops, performances and community events as a means of empowering youth by promoting constructive self-expression and cultivating civic engagement in communities plagued by violence, drug abuse, and poverty.

Comprised of artists, athletes, and scholars, The GR818ERS utilize their diverse skills & talents to create environments that encourage youth to grow into disciplined, progressive leaders in their communities.



Thank you to DWG and