June 3, 2023
1:00 PM EST
3:00 PM EST
Cost: $ 10

Event Description:

Youth Speaks for Social Justice, hosted by Suffolk County Teen Poet Laureate, is a spoken-word performance event and competition focused on social justice issues as a fundraiser to help address systemic inequalities. Proceeds from the event will be donated to a charity of the winner’s choosing.

Register to attend or participate:  https://forms.gle/ctNUxJCU81FMeUgd7 

Ella Scarlett O’Connor is Suffolk County’s First Teen Poet Laureate, and has used her position to bring poetry to the residents of Suffolk County through the Avalon Park Young Nature Writers’ workshop, Youth Speaks for Social Justice program, and the Why We Write initiative, each uniquely focused on empowering the youth through writing.  Her mission is to create a community of young poets and activists who are passionate about social justice and community development. For more information, visit https://ellaoconnorsctpl.wixsite.com/mysite