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    • 4 Dec 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
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    The National Association for Poetry Therapy Presents
    VIRTUAL OPEN MIC NIGHT!
    With Featured Poet: Cadence McCracken

    When: December 4, 2022  7:00 PM-8:30pm EST
    Where: Zoom
    Host: Jenna Robinson
    Registration: https://poetrytherapy.org/event-5044864

    Members-Free
    Non-Members-10$

    All Participants are invited to  bring one poem to share

    Cadence McCracken is recovering slam poet, multi-modal creative, and Expressive Arts Therapist trainee. She is a Grand Slam Champion, National Poetry Slam semi-finalist, has represented two cities at four
    National Poetry Slams, coached 3 teams at NPS, and is a two-time Individual World Poetry Slam competitor. Cadence has performed, competed, and taught spoken word poetry at high schools, universities,
    poetry slams, mental health agencies, rallies and prisons across 13 states. She has been published in What Are Birds, Underground Voices,
    and Calliope. Her performances have appeared on Write About Now and SlamFind. She is currently working with LGBTQ+ and HIV+ clients in San Francisco during her practicum year while enrolled at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Any spare time she has is devoted to trail running, and she is currently training for her first 50k Ultramarathon.



    Hosted by Jenna Robinson
    National Association For Poetry Therapy


    • 18 Dec 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)
    • Zoom
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    SUNDAY DEC.18TH 2022
    THE CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS SERIES: 
    THE LEGACY OF RACISM AND WHITE SUPREMACY

    Join us as we welcome Iyaba Ibo Mandigo to share his thoughts on immigration and race. Iyaba will share his poetry, engage us in a conversation on the role racism and white supremacy plays in our society, and discuss the importance of poetry and the arts in these conversations.

    About Iyaba Ibo MandigoIYABA IBO MANDINGO is a painter, poet, writer, actor and playwright, ArtsCollaborator, Artist Advocate, and Arts Educator. He came to the United States from his native country of Antigua as a young boy. Iyaba owes his love of the arts to his mother, a trained singer, and his grandparents, atailor and a seamstress who first introduced him to colors and patterns, paving a path to the many ways of expression. Iyaba studied fine arts at Southern Connecticut State University and today, teaches in and around the tri-state area as a Master Teaching Artist. Iyaba currently resides in Bridgeport, CT where his art gallery -9104- serves as a workspace, classroom and a creative hub.

    Autographed copies of Iyaba’s chapbooks are available at: www.iyabarts.com



    Hosted by the Inclusion Equity and Social Justice Committee National Association For Poetry Therapy

    PRESENTED BY: NAPT’S INCLUSION EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE

    When: Sunday 12/18/2022
    2 PM -3:30 PM EST
    Where: Zoom
    Cost: Members-Free
    Non-Members-Donation appreciated
    Registration: https://poetrytherapy.org/event-5044853





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