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Sandy Vazquez

Sandy VazquezPoet Mentor svazquez@youthspeaks.org 415.255.9035 Sandy Vazquez is originally from Los Angeles, CA and currently resides in Oakland. She is a multidisciplinary artist with a focus in dance and spoken word. In 2016, she graduated from UCLA with a dual degree in Dance and Chicana/o Studies. Through her performance work, she has featured on stages

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EJ Walls

EJ WallsPoet Mentor ewalls@youthspeaks.org 415.255.9035 EJ Walls (Sin Q) is an artist & educator who recently returned home to the Bay Area. Before teaching middle school and high school humanities in San Diego, California, the Brave New Voices alum and Bay Area MC Olympics Champion studied Communication with a minor in Spanish at San Diego

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Sarah O’Neal

Sarah O’NealPoet Mentor soneal@youthspeaks.org 415.255.9035 Sarah O’Neal is a queer Black Maghribia poet from the Bay. She is an alum of the 2015 VONA/Voices writers of color workshop. She is a two-time member of the Brave New Voices team representing the Bay Area. Sarah’s work has been featured on AJ+, Upworthy, and Everyday Feminism. She

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Youth Speaks

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