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)!
4 out of 5
runaway or homeless youth leaving our transitional living programs are engaged in educational pursuits or gainful employment
of children in our early education centers met or exceeded national literacy performance standards