Poetry for the Soul: Celebrating Black History Month

02/18/2021 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm CST Virtual

1 hour

  • Early Stage
  • Growth Stage
  • DEI
Join [email protected] (BRel) and Young Chicago Authors to virtually celebrate Black History Month. This event will be an exciting virtual happy hour filled with spoken word performances, an engaging discussion surrounding culture and the importance of the spoken word, and networking opportunities. We hope you will join us for this exciting experience!

Join [email protected] (BRel) and Young Chicago Authors to virtually celebrate Black History Month. This event will be an exciting virtual happy hour filled with spoken word performances, an engaging discussion surrounding culture and the importance of spoken word, and networking opportunities.

We hope you will join us for this exciting experience!

Thank You to our Partners!

Young Chicago Authors

Through creative writing, Young Chicago Authors helps young people from all backgrounds to understand the importance of their own stories and those of others, so that they can pursue the path they choose and work to make their communities more just and equitable.

Learn more at: https://youngchicagoauthors.org/about

 

[email protected] (BRel)

[email protected] is one of Relativity’s Community Resource Groups. Our goal is to expand and empower the Black professionals at Relativity and within the Chicago community. We provide a collaborative environment for employees of color to elevate their leadership, team-building skills, and careers through a supportive network across the company. We work to make Relativity an inclusive place for all by fostering a workplace environment that encourage open dialogue to learn with allies on how to improve diversity and equality.

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Featuring

Idris Goodwin Idris Goodwin is an award winning break-beat poet, playwright and director of The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. In addition to the recently released poetry collection Can I Kick It?, he’s had several publications from Haymarket Books including Inauguration co written with nico wilkinson, Human Highlight: Ode To Dominique Wilkins, and the play This Is Modern Art co-written with Kevin Coval.

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