Boston's literary community is joining forces with Writers for Migrant Justice and Immigrant Families Together in order to raise money to pay for the bonds, legal fees, housing, and food for those currently suffering from the cruel policies at our border.
Please join us Wednesday, September 4th from 6 to 8:00 pm, Arlington Street Church in Boston, for a night of poetry reading and protest. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Drinks, snacks, and appetizers available for purchase. Location is accessible.
Tickets are free and donations are encouraged. You can donate online using the link below or at the door.
Readers include: José Angel Araguz, Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, Mary Buchinger, Martha Collins, Nicole Terez Dutton, Martín Espada, Danielle Legros Georges, Jennifer Jean, Sonya Larsen, U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo, Fred Marchant, Oliver de la Paz, Willy Ramirez, Yara Liceaga Rojas, Anna V.Q. Ross, Natalie Shapero, Grace Talusan, Crystal Williams, and more!
Find out more about the organization we are supporting here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/writers-for-migrant-justice?fbclid=IwAR3h0GLB6oGc4LXCBBxsUfK04b1xcyO9yPtjZGKUd5d0SWSr3rGnO7MQ18U
Eventbrite page here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writers-for-migrant-justice-poetry-reading-fundraiser-tickets-70020064899
Any questions can be directed to Alana Folsom via Facebook or at firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope to see you there!
ORGANIZERS: Cheryl Clark Vermeulen, Oliver de la Paz, Anna V.Q. Ross, and Alana Folsom.
SPONSORS: Ágora, Pangyrus, Aforementioned Productions, New England Poetry Club, Unearthed Song & Poetry, CubaConnect, Mayor's Office of Art and Culture.
SUPPORTERS: The Critical Flame, Mass LEAP, Mass Poetry, Central Square Press, Boston Poetry Marathon, Boston Book Blog, Poetry is Busy, Black Ocean, Woodberry Poetry Room, William Joiner Institute, Amplify Latinx, Porter Square Books, and MIRA Coalition.