Let’s end the summer with a vibe!

YouTube is excited to host #YouTubeBlack A Summer Vibe, a virtual event on Thursday, August 26 from 4:00 PM–5:30 PM PT. Come get energized, inspired, and connect with other creators in the #YouTubeBlack community!



All times are listed in PT


Intro / Welcome


Informal Address

with Ada Hopkins, Top Creator Strategic Partner Manager at YouTube


Musical Performance

featuring #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund Artist Yung Baby Tate


Fireside Chat

with Yung Baby Tate


Breakout Activity

bring the energy for a fun-filled game


Community Connections

following the closing remarks, stay and connect with your fellow creators


Featured Speakers


Yung Baby Tate

Yung Baby Tate is a rapper, singer, music producer, and a #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund Artist. She will be joining us to perform a few of her hit songs, as well as start an important conversation about creativity for creators during a fireside chat.



Arrows is a model, musician, filmmaker, and director/producer from the San Francisco Bay Area. He started in entertainment after appearing on MTV's Real World Ex-Plosion, but quickly turned to YouTube to produce his own stories, shows, and films. He’s since graced the covers of NYLON and Salty magazines, represented ASOS.com as their first trans nonbinary brand ambassador, and is a part of the inaugural #YouTubeBlack Voices Class of 2020.


Adrienne (Ada) Hopkins

Adrienne (Ada) Hopkins is a Strategic Partner Manager on YouTube's Top Creator Communities Partnerships team, where she supports the growth of the platform’s largest Black, Latinx, Female, LGBTQ+ and AAPI creators by negotiating deals, driving new business opportunities, analyzing key metrics to optimize YouTube presence. She is passionate about leveraging technology to ensure all creatives have equitable access to opportunity, are compensated for their gifts and have safe spaces to use their authentic voices and cultivate community.