Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Performances and 2019 Announcement

OYPL 2018

The 2019 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate will be announced!

All 2019 Finalists and Leila Mottley, 2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate, will perform.

Steph Yun, 2012 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate, will MC. 

Join us for an evening of truth and talent!

With Friday Nights @ OMCA you can also take advantage food trucks, half-priced gallery admission, and other activities.

Oakland Youth Poet Laureate 2019 Finalists: 

  • Eleanor Wikstrom, Skyline High School, age 17
    Jordan Tisnado, Dewey Academy, age 17
    Zouhair Mussa, Oakland High School, age 15
    Lizette Navarro, Oakland School of the Arts, age 17
    Greer Nakadegawa-Lee, Oakland Technical High School age 15
    Monique Nadine Jonath, The College Preparatory School, age 16
    Samuel Getachew, Oakland Technical High School, age 16
    Darien Em, Oakland High School, age 16
    Siara Edmond, Skyline High School, age 15
    Hayden Beaulieu, (high school graduate), age 18

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More information about the Oakland Youth Poet Laureate program: http://oaklandlibrary.org/youthpoets

When

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Where

Oakland Museum of California

James Moore Theatre