BREAK BARRIERS WITH Poetry and Performance.
Build bridges through the arts, education, and innovation.
"One of the most important things about art is it teaches you to not just think about yourself, but it puts you in the head of other people"
"You start realizing that we have more in common"
"It connects to the things that I am feeling, now I feel close to a country on the other side of the world, and that's how we build understanding and that's how we end up being able to work together, and plan together, and build a better future."
- President Barack Obama
is the first and only creative solution to break through cultural barriers that hinder innovation.”
" If it were not for Poetic Change, I would have never decided to have my own business officially recognized as an LLC. If it were not for Poetic Change, I too would lack an avenue to listen and an outlet to tell personal stories."
-Latesha Smith Smithsonian Folklife Festival staff and Owner of Events by Fabienne , LLC