Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Performances

Looking for some inspiration? 

These  performances by Oakland Youth Poet Laureate poets should do the trick!

Since 2012, the Oakland Youth Poet Laureate (OYPL) program has helped young Oakland poets share their truths. We are so grateful for their voices.

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The Oakland Youth Poet Laureate program celebrates literacy through poetry and connects young writers to far-reaching opportunities.
The Oakland Youth Poet Laureate program is an unprecedented citywide effort to celebrate literacy through poetry and connect young writers to far-reaching opportunities.

Performances in the Community

2022 Finalist Introduction Poetry Videos

2021 Finalist Introduction Poetry Videos

2020 Finalist Introduction Poetry Videos

2019 Finalist Introduction Poetry Videos

2018 Finalist Introduction Poetry Videos

2017 Finalist Introduction Poetry Videos

2016 Finalist Introduction Poetry Videos

2015 Finalist Introduction Poetry Videos

2014 Finalist Introduction Poetry Videos

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