Come support kids expressing themselves with DC SCORES Poetry Slam

DC SCORES is a very cool non-profit that provides an after-school program to elementary and middle school children, teaching them soccer, community service and poetry. What they're really teaching is kids teamwork, respect and confidence to achieve their goals.

Each year DC SCORES puts on a Poetry Slam where the kids share poems they're written, on topics they care about. It includes students from local schools Powell and Truesdell.

"The event is always inspiring," Jake Lloyd, communications manager for DC SCORES said to me. "This year with the election result we're expecting kids' poems to be even more emotional -- expressing their fears, their anxieties, their lives. I don't think there's a better event showcasing DC youth speaking out about their situations than the Slam!"

Wednesday November 16, 2016 at 5-8pm
Columbia Heights Education Campus
3101 16th St. NW

Thursday November 17, 2016 at 5-8pm
HD Woodson HS
540 55th St. NE

Come out to support the kids and see something sure to be amazing.

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