If I Could Change the World Spoken Word Performance - Kickoff
Please help encourage the youth of Kansas City to use their creativity to speak their peace.
Area youth from the “If I Could Change the World…” Spoken Word Project and American Friends Service Committee interns and other spoken word artists will be touring Kansas City venues performing spoken word from late March to June 2013.
Performers will include youth from Christ Presbyterian Church, Latinos of Tomorrow and DeLaSalle, Alta Vista, Blue Valley NW and Oak Park High Schools.
Events are free and open to the public!!!
Other If I Could Change the World Spoken Word Performances:
- April 20, Saturday, 12:40 & 1:50pm at the Troost Festival, 3100 block of Troost Ave., KCMO
- April 24, Wednesday, 5:30-7:00pm, Synergy Youth Resiliency Center, 2001 NE Parvin Rd., KCMO (Co-sponsored with Synergy Services)
- May 7, Tuesday, 7:00pm at the Blue Room, American Jazz Museum, 1616 E. 18th St., KCMO (Co-sponsored with he American Jazz Museum’s Jazz Poetry Program)
- June 7, Friday, 6:00 to 9:00pm during Visions of Peace at the Crossroads Festival, tentatively 18th/Baltimore, KCMO
“Open Mike” time may be available for youth to perform “change the world” themed spoken word pieces. Contact Pearl Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org or 816) 309-2277 for info.
This project is organized by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in collaboration with The Writers Place.
For more information contact AFSC at 816) 931-5256, or go to http://www.afsc.org/kansascity