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The 2016 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Announcement

The Oakland Youth Poet Laureate program has selected five finalists to advance in the competition to become the 2016 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate, announced in July 2016. The Oakland Youth Poet Laureate program is a partnership between the Oakland Public Library and Youth Speaks and encourages poets between the ages of 13-18 living in Oakland

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The 19th Annual Bringing the Noise for Dr. King

Youth Speaks celebrates the continuing life and legacy of Dr. King with a powerful and moving evening, where new voices emerge breathing life into the work and story of Dr. King. Beyond homage, these young poets and leaders are continuing the work left behind with renewed commitment, imagination and love. Join us as we listen

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Youth Speaks

Youth Speaks