Co-Founder & Executive Director, The Remix Project
Sheppard is an innovative cultural entrepreneur who uses art and music as tools for youth inclusion and economic growth. The Remix Project, which he co-founded 12 years ago, created new ways of working with at-risk youth through hip-hop music and individual skills development. The model has been replicated internationally, and Sheppard has been an architect of and helped to create a hemispheric network of youth arts organizations to promote best practices.
Audio: Where We Live: Youth Media, Your Public Media, December 6, 2011
Video: From Hip Hop to Yale: How the Arts Engage Kids, TVO, May 25, 2011
TEDx Talk: Creative Education, TEDxToronto, May 2009