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Dream Big, Speak Out Open Mic Event

March 9, 2015 / Independent Youth News

“About My Black”, “Unlucky Number 8” and “The Last Fight” were just a few of the poems our transfer school students recited March 2nd at the 1st Annual Dream Big, Speak Out Open Mic Event at the famous Nuyorican Poets Café. The students have been participating in Dream Big, Speak Out – a program created by the New York Knicks,Garden of Dreams Foundation and Urban Word NYC – designed to celebrate the African American Experience.

Watch video highlights from the performance and check out photos from the event below (click thumbnails to view gallery)!

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of children in our early education centers met or exceeded national mathematics performance standards