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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Twin Cities Community Responds to Button Poetry: Notes, Burning Questions and Next Steps

[Show thumbnails] Slideshows require the Flash Player and a browser with Javascript support. Despite the critiques cited during the social media exchange and the statement released by TruArtSpeaks, Button Poetry has continued to display a lack of public accountability and understanding of the historically oppressive practices exhibited by their organization. After convening a public meeting on Sunday, October […]

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FREE Spoken Word Workshops

In preparation for the 2015 Be Heard MN Youth Poetry Slam Series, TruArtSpeaks is offering free community based workshops facilitated by Spoken Word artist, Guante. Held in different venues throughout the Twin Cities, these workshops provide youth an opportunity to get direct feedback on existing material from a two time National Poetry Slam Champion. Attend […]

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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