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Emmai Alaquiva, an Emmy Award-winning film director, composer and mentor is known for his impact across mixed-media art platforms. Once homeless and one who occupied the unforgiving streets of Pittsburgh Pa., Alaquiva shifted the trajectory of his life's path to become one of the most distinct trailblazers in the arena of creative arts. Multi-award decorated, Alaquiva is the CEO of an Ya Momz House, Inc, Founder of Hip-Hop On L.O.C.K. and Curator of OpticVoices. He most recently received a 2017 Emmy nomination his international directorial premiere of “Ghetto Steps”, a film chronicling the Holocaust and was selected by the City of Pittsburgh to spearhead the Amazon Pitch Video for their second Headquarters. Alaquiva is a national BMe Community Leader recognized by President Barack Obama.        “The Sky is NOT the Limit” - Emmai Alaquiva

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