All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.
Oakland Youth Poet Laureate 2018 Finale
The 2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate will be announced!
All 2018 Finalists will perform!
PLUS! Hip Hop for Change will MC, DJ and perform - featuring executive director Khafre Jay with Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist.
Join us for an evening of truth and talent!
With Friday Nights @ OMCA you can also take advantage food trucks, half-priced gallery admission, and other activities!
Oakland Youth Poet Laureate 2018 Finalists:
- Miles De Rosa, age 16, student at Oakland School for the Arts, 2017 Oakland Youth Poet Finalist
- Darien Em, age 15, student at Oakland High School
- Samuel Getachew, age 15, student at Oakland Technical High School
- Julia Hopkins, age 17, student at Oakland School of the Arts
- Monique Jonath, age 15, student at The College Preparatory School
- Leila Mottley, age 15, student at Oakland School for the Arts, 2017 Oakland Vice Youth Poet Laureate
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More information about the Oakland Youth Poet Laureate program: http://oaklandlibrary.org/youthpoets