Join a supportive community of
young, talented, active Oakland Youth Poet Laureate poets!
Apply by February 4th:
For the 8th consecutive year Oakland is looking for its next Youth Poet Laureate to
serve for one year as city ambassador for literacy, arts, and youth expression.
The Laureate will receive a $5,000 college scholarship. All Finalists will have opportunities to perform
and receive creative support from peers and mentors.
The open call for applications from teens (ages 13-18) residing in Oakland ends February 4th, 2019.
QUESTIONS? contact the Oakland Public Library
(510) 761-7636 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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