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Youth Poet Laureate Commencement Performance
City of Asylum’s All Pittsburghers are Poets: Youth Poet Laureate of Allegheny County program recognizes young writers who excel in the poetic arts and have made contributions to social justice and civic engagement.
(run-time 60 minutes)
The Youth Poet Laureate of Allegheny County, Vincent Folkes, as well as our four Youth Poet Ambassadors, Abigail Gallen, Oladunni Bejide, Jayla Andrews, and Lily Weatherford-Brown, will be presenting their poetry, inspired by their experiences as young people at this moment in history. The evening will consist of live and recorded segments created by the youth poets. City of Asylum is excited to share the work of these talented poets.
Vincent Folkes is a 19-year-oldView more