Free Trend Report Free 2019 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book. Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

Vic Mensa Launched SaveMoneySaveLife Based in Chicago

 - May 15, 2019
American rapper Vic Mensa presents the 'SaveMoneySaveLife' foundation, which is rooted in providing the resources to those to need it the most. It highlights issues that surround environmental justice and mental health awareness, with the mission to create civic action through artistic expression and entertainment. Mensa grew up in Chicago, Illinois and the foundation is centered in his heritage.

It works with 'uniVERSE' and 'StreetMedics' -- uniVERSE creates a creative space that provides resources and programs for students to learn in the plethora of fields including STEM, whilst integrating cultural arts. StreetMedics' focus is more towards training civilians to respond to any mental health or traumatic incidents in Chicago neighborhoods as a result of violence rates. It does so through holistic training, informed community interactions, and victim advocacy services. SaveMoneySaveLife also hosts arts and entertainment events to support the causes it believes in. Some upcoming events include 'Summer Sounds,' which is a party series every Saturday and 'Anti-Bait Truck,' which is a shoe giveaway event.