DC scholars shared their powerful poetry in front of a live audience!

We are so appreciative of the mentors, staff, donors, collaborators, and partners that made last night’s event a success! Alumni and scholars from our eight DC achievement centers shared powerful poetry in front of over 300 people.

Thank you to everyone who attended the event! Here are some of our favorite moments from the night.

Let anyone en el mundo que me cambie por yo ser yo

Brown black and Beautiful viviremos

Para siempre, Afro-Latina Hasta La Muerte

-Sherly, 8th Grade Scholar

Be thankful for what you have

You have more than others

You have a roof over your head

You have clothes on your back – that is Blessed

-Amyah, 5th Grade Scholar

I’ve been broke, bruised.

But by the grace of God, I’m still here.

So once again, what is love?

-Wayne, 8th Grade Scholar

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