Mar 22nd 2020


Hosted by interdisciplinary artist, poet, and Rebuild Foundation Poet Laureate avery r young.

Where They Come to Worship is a panel series discussing slam / spoken word venues within the segregated City of Chicago that were created to create space for specific marginalized groups and ways these venues promoted diversity, community and spaces of affirmation through craft.

This inaugural program focuses on Louder Than A Bomb, the largest youth poetry festival in the world organized by Young Chicago Authors. This discussion features avery in conversation with one of LTAB’s Founders Anna West, and celebrates 20 years of LTAB creating radical space for youth to congregate and express themselves.

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