Youth Speaks

Program Area(s)
Grantee NameYouth Speaks
Address1663 Mission Street Suite 604
San Francisco CA, 94124
United States

Youth Speaks has been instrumental in building the spoken-word poetry movement among young people. It offers writing workshops during and after school, sponsors spoken-word clubs, and produces public events and competitions that bring local youth together across neighborhoods and socio-economic circumstances. Youth Speaks is running a capital campaign to develop a cash reserve to ease its transition to a new director when its founder retires in 2017. This grant from the Fund continues to support their arts education programs and assists with a marketing and communications drive in support of Youth Speaks’ 20th anniversary celebration and capital campaign.

Grant Amount$85000
Project Dates06/30/16 - 06/30/18
Serving United States/California/San Francisco/San Francisco

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