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Youth Poet Laureate Award Ceremony & Book Launch
Join us as we crown Oakland’s 2014 Youth Poet Laureate and release an anthology featuring 3 years of youth poetry!
We'll have performances by:
and the 2014 Finalists:
• Aaron Godinez, 17, Head-Royce
• Ajali de Veaux-Griffith, 17, Oakland School for the Arts
• Emily Kim, 16, Oakland School for the Arts
• Guisela Ramos, 18, Met West High School
• Imani Diltz, 16, Oakland School for the Arts
• Maria Cruz, Met West High School
• Mina Jameson, 16, Oakland School for the Arts
• Sophia Elkin, 17, Oakland School for the Arts
• Torin Rittenberg, 16, Bentley High School
Hosted by Oakland Public Library, Pro Arts and Youth Speaks. We would also like to acknowledge our partners in the Youth Poet Laureate Program: Oakland School for the Arts, Mills College, Generations Literary Journal, Youth Radio, Oakland Unified School District, Write-to-Read and Alameda County Library, California Poets in the Schools, and Chapter 510.
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