Reflection & Vocal Performance
Saturday, April 13 | 7:00PM
Fowler Museum Terrace | UCLA
Maya Jupiter’s artivism began in her early twenties when she facilitated hip-hop songwriting workshops with under served youth in her hometown of Sydney, Australia.
Now raising a family in Los Angeles, Maya is the Monday host of The Global Village Show on KPFK 90.7FM Los Angeles playing music of the African Diaspora, specializing in Latin Rhythms with a focus on First Nations Artists.
She is on the advisory board at Peace Over Violence, a rape crisis, education and prevention center, and is a spokesperson for their Denim Day Campaign every April since 2014. .
In 2014 she was recognized with their Voice Over Violence Humanitarian Award.
In 2017, Maya received Tiyya’s Owliya Community Leadership Award and was honored by the Justice For My Sister Collective.
In 2018 she was the recipient of East LA Community Corporation’s Mujer Guerrera Award.
Maya co-founded Artivist Entertainment with Aloe Blacc, Quetzal Flores, Alberto Lopez and Veronica Gonzalez to support artists who make art for positive social transformation.
Maya Jupiter is a true ARTIVIST and released her third solo album in 2018 produced by Grammy Award Winner Quetzal Flores titled “Never Said Yes.” An album that sits at the intersection of feminism, activism and revolutionary motherhood.