The Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam
Celebrate the voices of 21st century! Youth Speaks hosted the inaugural Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam in 1997, the first poetry slam for teenagers in the country. The annual slam (an Olympic-style poetry competition) features hundreds of young writers, emcees, and performers from throughout the Bay Area and Northern California, and attracts almost 10,000 audience members during its month-long run. The deadline to register is February 10th at 11:30pm.