National Poetry Month Celebration: Words of Resilience

Words of Resilience at Oakland Public Library

Words of Resilience is an annual collaborative event between author/poet DeMareon Gipson and the Main Library of Oakland Public Library. The event showcases how poetry can be used as an act of self care and will consist of poetry performances, a panel discussion and an interactive writing exercise for attendees. Featured poets include Donte Clark, Raina Leon, Thea Matthews, and Etecia Brown. Learn more on the event page on FB



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Main Library

Bradley C. Walters Community Room
125 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 238-3134