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Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Showcase & 510 Journal Release

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A rare gathering of youth talent and voices!

Oakland Youth Poet Laureates, Finalists and Honorable Mentions from the past SEVEN years will be performing at this First Friday event!

The latest issue of the 510 Journal (510journal.com), featuring Leila Mottley – 2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate will be launched! Presented by Chapter 510 & the Dept. of Make Believe, the 510 Journal features the work of the Youth Poet Laureate – Oakland program and seeks to make young people and their perspectives visible in the daily lives of Oakland residents by placing youth writing in public places.

Lucy Flattery-Vickness – 2017 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate will MC!

Bring your questions for the Q & A with the poets!

Delicious food available from Two Mamacitas Pop-Kitchen

Fresh music jams spun by Dj XCAIROSITOSX

Doors open at 6pm.

Performances/Readings begin at 7pm.

Youth poetry open mic to follow.

FREE

The line up so far:
Leila Mottley – 2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate
Samuel Getachew – 2018 Oakland Vice Youth Poet Laureate
Julia Hopkins – 2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Finalist
Darien Em – 2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Finalist
Monique Nadine Jonath – 2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Finalist
Miles De Rosa – 2018 and 2017 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Finalist
BayLeaf Wilson – 2017 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Finalist
Lizette Navarro – 2017 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Finalist
Emily Lea Kim – 2014 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Finalist
Euna Elizabeth Bonovich – 2012 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Finalist
Kerby Lynch – 2012 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Finalist

Details

Date:
September 7
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/707065736301772/

Organizer

Chapter 510 & the Dept. of Make Believe
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/chapter510/

Venue

Chapter 510 & the Dept. of Make Believe
2301 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Phone:
510-469-0108
Website:
http://www.chapter510.org