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This Saturday: 100 Thousand Poets for Change

By Claire Korzen On Saturday, September 29, we invite you to join us for “100 Thousand Poets for Change,” a worldwide initiative to help foster artistic communities both locally and globally. Although the organization encourages change along the guidelines of peace and sustainability, they invite all participants to develop their own ideas of change and […]

So How Did YOU Spend Your Saturday?

On Saturday, September 24, literary-minded folks around the world held events and demonstrations as part of 100 Thousand Poets for Change. Here in North Carolina, many of these events ran under the subtitle, “Writers for Education.” Writers (and readers) around the state organized to show their support for the arts through workhops and readings and […]

“100 Thousand Poets for Change” Update

More about the September 24 event, from Scott Owens’ ‘Musings‘ blog: NORTH CAROLINA STATE-WIDE ACTIONS! In North Carolina we’re using the Subtitle, Writers for Education. Our state just cut 13,000 teacher positions because the . . . legislature didn’t want to extend a 3/4 of 1 percent sales tax. The UNC School of the Arts […]