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Saturday, October 14 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Celebrating June Jordan's Legacy: Poetry for the People

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The late poet June Jordan founded Poetry for the People at UC Berkeley. The celebration features poets whose participation spans multiple decades of the program's legacy.

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Jahan Khalighi

Student Teacher Poet, Poetry For The People
Poet, musician, and educator with a passion for the arts as a tool for personal and social transformation. I am a poet teacher for June Jordan's Poetry For The People program and California Poets In The Schools. I was a former member of the Eugene Poetry Slam team. I am currently... Read More →
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Dyanna Loeb

Dyanna Loeb aka Dyna*Mic is an MC, poet and arts educator who started performing with Youth Speaks in 2001. She has shared her words and music for international audiences, at venues including the San Francisco Opera House, the Nuyorican (NYC), and Project HeartBeat Jerusalem. Her poetry and songs have been featured on several releases through Youth Movement Records, where she co-founded a writing workshop for incarcerated youth in Alameda County Juvenile Hall. She has toured the Pacific Northwest to perform for Amnesty International's Make Some Noise for Darfur... Read More →
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Sandra Garcia Rivera

Sandra García Rivera is author of two chapbooks. She curates and hosts the monthly bilingual literary series Lunada at Galeria de la Raza.
avatar for Stephanie Mee-hae Yun

Stephanie Mee-hae Yun

Stephanie Yun is a genderqueer artist and educator of the Korean diaspora. Coming up through the youth poetry scene in the Bay Area, they are a Student Teacher Poet for June Jordan’s Poetry for the People program, a former member Youth Speak’s advisory board, SPOKES, and served as... Read More →


Saturday October 14, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Time Frame 418 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

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