Save The Date – The 2015 Be Heard Youth Poetry Slam Series

Save The Date – The 2015 Be Heard Youth Poetry Slam Series

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The BE HEARD MN slam series kicks off in a big way + other updates

2015 just started and we already have some big news for you. The 2015 BE HEARD MN youth poetry slam series is here! On Friday, January 16, the first of five preliminary slams took place at Walker West Academy of Music in St. Paul. Nine young poets bared their souls on stage, in front of […]

Flip the Script!

Flip the Script! with TruArtSpeaks at this one-day conference for youth artists

With the BE HEARD MN youth poetry slam series kicking off tonight and continuing through the spring, TruArtSpeaks is proud to announce yet another one-of-a-kind opportunity for young people interested in spoken-word, writing, performance, and community-building. Flip the Script! is a one-day spoken word writing & performance intensive conference presented by TruArtSpeaks and The Loft Literary Center […]

Power. Youth. Voice.

Power. Youth. Voice.

Hurry! For the remainder of 2014 we are offering free shipping on all of the 2014 Be Heard MN Chapbooks, "Future Calls" - original poems written by 2014 series participants! Get your copy now - Power Youth Voice!





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Minnesota Youth Poets: It is time to Be Heard!

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Minnesota Youth Poets: It is Time to Be Heard!

Minnesota Youth Poets: It is time to Be Heard! Back and better than ever, the Be Heard MN Youth Poetry Slam Series is ready to amplify your voice! If you are a poet between the ages of 13-19 residing in the state of Minnesota you won’t want to miss this rare and wonderful opportunity. Over […]

#BeyondTheMoment – “You Have the Right to Remain” by Keno Evol

The third in a series of think pieces created by Minnesota youth between the ages of 13-24 addressing themes, ideas and situations that are concerning, exciting or inspiring them. Be sure to join the conversation by checking out the #BeyondTheMoment twitter dialogue on Fridays from 5-6p or uploading your work and showcasing your voice in this […]

#BeyondTheMoment – “I Understand, Mr. Officer” by Isha Camara

The second in a series of think pieces created by Minnesota youth between the ages of 13-24 addressing themes, ideas and situations that are concerning, exciting or inspiring them. Be sure to join the conversation by checking out the #BeyondTheMoment twitter dialogue on Fridays from 5-6p or uploading your work and showcasing your voice in this […]

#BeyondTheMoment – “Missouri” by Anders Billund-Phibbs

The first in a series of think pieces created by Minnesota youth between the ages of 13-24 addressing themes, ideas and situations that are concerning, exciting or inspiring them. Be sure to join the conversation by checking out the #BeyondTheMoment twitter dialogue on Fridays from 5-6p or uploading your work and showcasing your voice in […]

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