Several groups work with Chicago's homeless population; One Heart One Soul is a local group that runs programs to raise awareness on homelessness and other social issues. One of its programs, Unspoken Words: A Voice For Homeless Youth, had an eight-week stint at a shelter on Chicago's South Side.
Remember all the beautiful poems you guys posted in the comment section a couple weeks ago - you know, for the POETree mission?Remember we said we'd get back to you with the video, once the POETree was in full bloom?Today is that day!And let's remember that the POETree was conceived and
In 2011, WBEZ filmed four short videos featuring Louder Than a Bomb youth poets performing their work on location. At the Taste Entertainment Center on Chicago’s South Side, rows of flashing lights wink on the dance floor and a cluster of shimmering disco balls twinkle above the heads of club-goers.
April = Poetry MonthFriday April 29 = Arbor DaySo what happens when you put these two celebrations together?We are going to plant a big, beautiful POETree!HERE'S WHAT YOU DO NOW: Share a favorite poem in the comment section.