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Saturday, October 15 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Celebrating June Jordan's Legacy: Poetry for the People

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The late poet June Jordan founded the groundbreaking program Poetry for the People at U.C. Berkeley. This celebration features poets whose participation spans multiple decades of the program's legacy.

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Xochiquetzal Candelaria

Xochiquetzal Candelaria earned an MFA from New York University and has received multiple fellowships, including those from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is the author of Empire (Camino del Sol, 2011), which poet Cathy Park Hong ca... Read More →
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Ananda Esteva

Ananda Esteva was born in Chile and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area.  A student of the late June Jordan, she co-authored the book June Jordan’s Poetry for the People: A Revolutionary Blueprint, dedicated to the teaching of poetry and formation of writing communities.  Her first solo book of... Read More →
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Jahan Khalighi

Student Teacher Poet, Poetry For The People
Poet, musician, and educator with a passion for the arts as a tool for personal and social transformation. I am a poet teacher for June Jordan's Poetry For The People program and California Poets In The Schools. I was a former member of the Eugene Poetry Slam team. I am currently... Read More →
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Stephanie Mee-hae Yun

Stephanie Yun is a genderqueer artist and educator of the Korean diaspora. Coming up through the youth poetry scene in the Bay Area, they are a Student Teacher Poet for June Jordan’s Poetry for the People program, a former member Youth Speak’s advisory board, SPOKES, and served as... Read More →


Saturday October 15, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Time Frame 418 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

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