Evening of Action - Student written spoken word poems responding to local and national social justive issues.  Poems are accompanied by science fair type presentations on these topics.

Date:  April 21, 2017

Location:  Gateway High School, 1430 Scott St. San Francisco, CA

Our 9 week residency culminates with student performances at the Ryse Center. Topics focus on personal growth, immigration, racism, school and reclaiming identity.

Date:  May 12, 2017

Location:  Ryse Center, 205  41st St. Richmond, CA

Students from our 16 week residency perform alongside the Skyline Poetry Slam Team as featured artists at the prestigious Oakland Poetry Slam

Date:  June 6th, 2017

Location:  Awaken Cafe, 1429 Broadway, Oakland, CA

Gateway High slam team perform as featured artists on Dec, 20th

Gateway High slam team competes at the Berkeley slam on Jan 4th

Gateway High Slam Team features at teen dating violence awareness building event

Gateway High Slam Team members compete in the Brave New Voices Bay Area preliminary tryouts

Gateway High students perform on the steps of city hall in San Francisco.

The culminating event of the DS partner orgnization SPARC poetry where teams from both programs face off

The vanguard culminating event of the Digital Storytellers program.  Students from elementary, junior high, high school and college level poetry slam teams compete at this compete in this innovative literary tournament to where intersections of age and geography illustrate the unique stories each of us contribute towards our pluralistic society

Date:  June 16 and 17th, 2017

Locations:  Awaken Cafe, The Starry Plough, Alan Blueford Center for Justice

The unveiling of a student edited arts focused magazine featuring performances from the Gateway High Slam team and residency participants.

Date: 5\11\17

Location: Gateway High

Gateway High and Skyline Slam teams compete against 30 High schools in this Bay Area wide competition

Date: 4/26/17 & 4/27/17

Locations: New Parkway Theater, Oakland and Mission Cultural Center, SF

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