CT Poetry Slam Team/ Verbal Slap

$765 of $4,062 goal

Raised by 20 people in 55 months
Croilot Carlos Adames  NEW HAVEN, CT

The Connecticut Poetry Slam Team (Verbal Slap) is asking for donations to help us compete this summer in The National Poetry Slam which is the largest spoken word event in the nation.

This year's team members are Midnight, Influence, Hawk, Jazzy, and Chief. Croilot is the Slammaster and Frederick Douglass is the coach.

Our vision is to put our state on the map and show the rest of the country the wealth of talent Connecticut has to offer.

Poetry Slam is a verbal acrobatic literary sport that has provided an avenue for young people all over the world to sharpen their literary swords while presenting their own brand of hard-hitting social commentary!

August 12th-17th, teams from all over the country, including Alaska and Hawaii, will converge on Charlotte, NC for this event!

Please help us make a difference as we seek to be #1 in this national competition.


** All contributions will go towards our travel and lodging **



Gas: $200.00

Food between 7 poets: $1,000.00

3 ( rooms for 6 days: $ 2,862.00

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Posted by Croilot Carlo Adames
55 months ago
Greetings,

The CT Poetry Poetry Slam Team (Verbal Slap) is seeking for your support as we venture out to Charlotte, NC for the National Poetry Slam 2012. Anything you can offer will help us reach closer to our goal. Please click on the link for more info. Thank you
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$765 of $4,062 goal

Raised by 20 people in 55 months
Created May 08, 2012
Croilot Carlos Adames  
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$75
MaseQua
52 months ago

Good luck!!

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Ronice Awudu
52 months ago

You guys are going to be great! Congrats and good luck!

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Anonymous
53 months ago
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Joe Lafleur
53 months ago
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Best of luck!

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54 months ago
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Ernel Grant
54 months ago
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Let's get it CT...go hard...

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THB MANAGEMENT
54 months ago
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good luck!!!

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Sherman Malone
54 months ago
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Great talent & performance. What's different? They are icy cool. They might use some bad words, carefully. They might enjoy erotica ...respectfully. They always stand up against exploitation & cruelty. They are international, but attend to the root causes of death and misery here at home in New Haven.

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54 months ago
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