10th Annual Youth Art, Poetry & Justice SLAM 2020!


Join us for

The10th Annual Youth Art, Poetry, and Justice SLAM

as we go VIRTUAL!

We are gearing up for another year of youth leadership and artistic expression! The timing of this year's Slam couldn’t be more important as we have all been watching how society is changing through this global pandemic, uprisings across the nation, and how this year has impacted us personally & collectively. 

Date: Nov. 6th

Time: 6pm-9pm

Location: Zoom https://zoom.us/j/91728287954 (see flyer for access code)


Who Can Sign Up? 

Middle School, High School, College aged students 
Visual and Performance Artist (poet, musicians, singers, dancers, graphic & visual artist, etc.) 

How to Sign Up/Submit 

Performers may perform live or submit pre-recorded material. 


***Pre-Recordings: Submit pre-recorded performances of 2-3mins via ***

Email: [email redacted] (If file is too large video will be submitted by google link)
Facebook Page (Messenger): Upload your video to us via FB Messenger 
Youtube: Attach a link where we can access your performance

When to Sign Up?  

CLICK HERE  TO SIGN UP  by Nov 5th at 5pmct.  We will be having an open mic during the show and will have open slots for those who are interested in performing the day of the event, details during the event will be given on how to sign up for the open mic. 


It’s that time of year again! 

We are gearing up to celebrate the 10th Annual Youth Art, Poetry & Justice SLAM on November 6, 2020. We know this year has not been the easiest between the global pandemic and the ongoing fight for racial justice in our society and communities. This makes the timing of this year's Slam all the more important as our young people continue to force our society to change while fighting for their voices to be heard. The event is hosted by the Art Poetry and Justice (APJ) Committee, a community of youth, teachers, activists, local artists, and community organizations taking the direction and leadership of youth and young artists in solidarity with Youth Justice Action Month in October. Each year, high school and college-aged youth share their visual and performing arts skills, while competing for cash prizes at the free and public event.

Over the years, the APJ Committee has organically sustained itself and has had the ability to provide incentives to participants while engaging families and communities. We believe in encouraging a creative space for youth and young artists to govern while expressing their lived experiences and social justice issues that impact their communities. While we will be going virtual, the need for this space is still urgent.

We would like your assistance in making this year an even bigger success and request your sponsorship. Through this partnership, we hope to build a relationship that continues to grow as we look to support the leadership of youth through cultural arts while strengthening the communities they live in.

Below are recommended sponsorship levels of support. If you have any questions/comments please  let us know. We request that all sponsorships be received by November 5, 2020. 

Thank you for your consideration.

In Solidarity,


Art, Poetry, and Justice Committee

Suggested Engagement Level & Sponsorship Amount
Gold - $400 or more
Silver - $100- 300
Bronze - $25- $100
Honorable Mention - $1- $25

* All Sponsors will be recognized at the event.


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  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 29 d
  • miriam gray 
    • $60 
    • 1 mo
  • Rukia Lumumba 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Alisha Pedowitz 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Zakiya Summers 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
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Jed Oppenheim 
Jackson, MS

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