Educate and empower UK youth through exposure to Breakdance Culture

Author: Chaz Bonnar

Chaz Bonnar is a 22- year old international videographer and dancer from Glasgow. He has recently returned from an 8-week journey through the USA, where he was researching the positive benefits of hip hop and breakdancing for young people from deprived backgrounds. Starting from New York City, Chaz travelled around Chicago, Seattle, LA, San Diego, Houston and Orlando. Funded by a Churchill Fellowship, he met with influential dancers who have succeeded in marketing themselves as community leaders, and visited social justice organisations and community centres.