The Voices of Youth Matter

We create spaces that challenge youth to develop and amplify their voices as creators of societal change.



This year we have several opportunities from hybrid writing workshops, Under 21 Open Mics, and the Teen Poetry Slam.

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Maya Did It First

From Hollywood’s first Black woman director to San Francisco’s first Black woman street car conductor, Dr. Maya Angelou holds many “firsts” to her name. In this semester-long writing & performance workshop series, teens will study the work of Dr. Maya Angelou and her literary descendants as they create their own original writing based on her legacy.

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