Grant Amount: 9,640
Kuumba Lynx will support Academy for Global Citizenshipâ€™s performing arts curriculum in middle school. Kuumba Lynx will work with 6th-8th graders weekly to explore the world of slam poetry and spoken word with the goal of fostering self-expression. Students will participate in Â½ Pint Poetics, a Spoken Word & Poetry Writing project that engages students in arts making & learning so to increase their literacy skills all while encouraging cross-cultural competency, and youth dialogue through civic engagement. After the residency, students will work together to curate an open mic for the AGC school community where students, teachers and even parents can participate.