Urban Word NYC Inc

Urban Word NYC Inc

P.O. Box 1813, New York, NY , 10011, US

Urban Word champions youth voice by providing platforms for literacy, self-expression, civic engagement, and leadership through free creative writing, college prep workshops, and performance opportunities. Headquartered in New York City, Urban Word annually serves more than 25,000 NYC youth between the ages of 13 and 19 through its local and school-based programming efforts, and thousands of youth through the National Youth Poet Laureate Program, a renowned program that celebrates youth for their excellence as writers and their impact on their communities.

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Urban Word champions, centers, elevates young marginalized voices as leaders at the intersection of the literary arts and civic engagement.

Through the  transformative power of the written and spoken word, Urban Word provides young, creative voices, often those that are marginalized, the tools, training, and platforms to rewrite the narratives that shape their lives and their communities.