Macie. Age: 26.
This two-day program concludes a year-long series of readings, performances, workshops, and national campaigns that address the issues young people face in America. It has grown to partner with local literary organizations in thirty-five cities and states to name local Youth Poet Laureates and award each winner with a book deal from Penmanship Books. We are grateful that the Poetry Foundation values youth voices that are at the forefront of social change.
Dylan. Age: 23.
15th Annual Urban Word NYC Teen Poetry Slam Semifinals
RSS Feed. We simply find our leaders and take the train to NYC. Most exciting part about these trips is getting off at subways in the middle of the sidewalks in NY! Our leaders were also extremely cool and fun.
Amya. Age: 30.
Brave New Voices
One of 11 resident organizations, Lincoln Center Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts presents some 3, programs, events, and initiatives each year. Celebrating composers and performers of American popular song, American Songbook gives today's brightest vocal talents the chance to shine in styles ranging from country to rock, from bluegrass to jazz, and from cabaret to Broadway. Avery Fisher, a lifelong benefactor of classical music, shared with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts a great commitment to nurturing performers.
The evening will end with a recitation of a collaborative poem under the glow of the Brooklyn Bridge. Program will take place at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1 and is free and open to the public. Writopia Lab is a c 3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster joy, literacy, and critical thinking in children and teens from all backgrounds through creative writing. Urban Word NYC champions the voices of New York City youth by providing platforms for critical literacy, youth development and leadership through poetry, hip-hop, and music.