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Poetry as Resistance and Inspiration

Date: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Arise for Social Justice, 817 State Street, Springfield, MA
Trainers: Michaelann Bewsee and Jenny Ladd

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Class description

In this workshop we will give a brief history of how poetry has been part of resisting oppression, inspiring action, and building towards a more just world. The bulk of our time will be spent writing poetry ourselves and listening without judgement to each other’s poetic experiments!


Writing, Arts


Michaelann BewseeMichaelann Bewsee
Executive Director of Arise for Social Justice

Jenny LaddJenny Ladd
Donor Organizer
Co-founder of Class Action

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