The Reed for Hope Foundation has partnered for the third year with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation for the “Keep the Promise” concert on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood and are launching the first “Love Healthy Virtual Spoken Word Slam.”

This year’s “Keep the Promise” concert includes performances by GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist Patti LaBelle, Grammy and Academy Award-winning recording artist and actor Common, with additional evening appearances by activist and actor Harry Belafonte, Doug E. Fresh and more. Complimentary tickets for the event are available at www.lovehealthy.org.

RFHF founder and leading casting director, Robi Reed, will present the foundation’s Sunshine Award to Common, honoring the work he’s done using his platform to uplift humanity, inspire positive change and be a model of good health. Past Sunshine Award recipients include Magic Johnson, Hall of Fame athlete and activist Jim Brown, Judge Greg Mathis and Jamie Foxx. These awards are given in the spirit of Reed’s Annual Sunshine Beyond Summer Celebration with over 14 years of health awareness.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Rapper Common performs onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

Rapper Common performs onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

Also, in celebration of World AIDS Day on December 1, RFHF and AHF are launching the inaugural “Love healthy Virtual Spoken Word Slam” with the winner receiving a talent consultation with key members of the Love Healthy Slam committee. Submissions are open at LoveHealthy.org. Contestants are encouraged to use social media to promote their original submissions as the top-ten pieces with the most likes and views will be submitted to a panel of industry judges led by Reed that includes Common, Natalie Stewart (Floetry,) Jessica Care Moore, Doug E. Fresh, Abyss, Ingrid B, John Hensley, Gina Loring and others who select the grand prize winner.

To enter into the “Love Healthy Virtual Spoken Word Slam,” please submit via the link below:

http://lovehealthy.org/home/poetry-submission-form/

LoveHealthy.org will also live-stream select Slam performances from a private post-concert celebration. Slam performances and other interviews will be streamed on Love Healthy’s Facebook Live page (www.facebook.com/lovehealthy). To follow the conversation on social media, audiences can use the hashtags #LoveHealthySlam #WAD (World AIDS Day) #KTP.

For more information on ways to get involved with Love Healthy’s initiatives and campaigns, please visit LoveHealthy.org.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Presents 'Keep The Promise'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Rapper Common performs onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Presents 'Keep The Promise'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Singer Harry Belafonte (L) accepts the _____ award onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Presents 'Keep The Promise'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Singer Harry Belafonte (L) accepts the _____ award onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Presents 'Keep The Promise'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Casting director Robi Reed speaks onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Presents 'Keep The Promise'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Singer Harry Belafonte (L) and AHF Board Chair Cynthia Davis onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Presents 'Keep The Promise'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: (L-R) AHF Board Chair Cynthia Davis, singer Harry Belafonte and AHF President Michael Weinstein speak onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Presents 'Keep The Promise'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Singer Harry Belafonte speaks onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Presents 'Keep The Promise'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: (L-R) Singer Harry Belafonte, AHF President Michael Weinstein and AHF Board Chair Cynthia Davis onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Presents 'Keep The Promise'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Singer Harry Belafonte (L) accepts the _____ award from AHF Board Chair Cynthis Davis onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Presents 'Keep The Promise'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: AHF President Michael Weinstein (L) and AHF Board Chair Cynthia Davis speak onstage at AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Presents 'Keep The Promise'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Casting director Robi Reed (L) and rapper Doug E. Fresh attend AIDS Healthcare Foundations Keep the Promise Concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA on November 30, 2016. The concert, which took place on the eve of World AIDS Day, was headlined by Patti LaBelle and Common and honored legendary entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte for his lifetime of charitable work. The concertand a march of thousands down Hollywood Boulevard just beforeraised awareness about HIV/AIDS in an effort to persuade key decision makers in the US and around the globe to keep the promise and commit more funds to HIV/AIDS pre-vention, care and treatment. KTP concerts also took place in Cambodia and Mexico City. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation)

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