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Identity, Voice, Community, & Leadership

We offer creative solutions for teaching literacy and fostering an engaged youth culture in order to reach youth from a wide range of backgrounds through assemblies, in-class residencies, spoken word clubs, and afterschool workshops at libraries, schools, colleges, and community organizations.

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