Writing and Performance Workshops

“I’m learning the difference between writing a poem and becoming one.”
– George Yamazawa | Brave New Voices Alum

Write with us

Free Online Writing Workshops

Open to Teens! 13 – 19-year-olds only
Wednesdays 3:30pm-5:30pm PST
Beginning September 23rd

Our Online Writing & Performace Workshops start back up soon. Stay tuned for the semester schedule and signup list.


There are no wrong answers. The standard is yourself. Come as you are.

Your mother’s native tongue.
The languages that raised you.
Your fears, dreams and passions.
All of it.

Meet friends, mentors. Create art and community.

Generously funded by the San Francisco Department of Children, Youth and their Families, Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, the San Francisco Foundation, the Kimball Foundation, the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, the W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, The Walter and Elise Haas Fund, The Lia Fund, the Clorox Company Foundation, the Stanley S. Langendorf Foundation, the S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation, and individuals who believe in the power of the word when it is in the hands of young people.

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