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These Young Artists Are Bringing Their Activism Straight To The UN

These Young Artists Are Bringing Their Activism Straight To The UN

Need a good source of activism to get you inspired to take on this week? Today, Get Lit, the leading youth poetry and storytelling …

VICE Article – Safe Spaces

VICE Article – Safe Spaces

After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida earlier this year, teens nationwide were desperate to figure out how this could …

Get Lit Presents – SUPERNOVA

Get Lit Presents – SUPERNOVA

To honor Peter Kim, the legendary founder of Hudson Jeans with exclusive performances by the Get Lit Players and our silent auction cocktail reception …

NEW! Classroom Collections To Empower And Inspire

NEW! Classroom Collections To Empower And Inspire

GET LIT RISING picked for Booksource’s new Classroom Collections to Empower and Inspire. All students deserve access to a rich variety of inclusive literature. …

Poetic Convergence 2018

Poetic Convergence 2018

Poetic Convergence 2018 This year Get Lit was happy to host over 150 students and teachers from southern California at the Skirball Cultural Center. …

Pride + VICELAND

Pride + VICELAND

Here at Get Lit, we’ve had an amazing time celebrating Pride Month! We partnered with VICELAND to send four of our poets to LA …

2018 Carlos Segovia Heart of Compassion Award Winner

2018 Carlos Segovia Heart of Compassion Award Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Get Lit-Words Ignite and Beyond Baroque Announce Erika Duran as Winner of 2018 Carlos Segovia Heart of Compassion Award Los Angeles, …

Turnaround Arts At Sierra Prep

Turnaround Arts At Sierra Prep

Partnering with the Kennedy Center’s Turnaround Arts Program, Get Lit brought its unique curriculum (pairing classic poetry with spoken word response) to Ms. Nagle’s and Mr. Higgins’ …

Classic Slam 2018

Classic Slam 2018

April 26–27, 2018, at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. April 28, 2018, at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel. Purchase Tickets Judges include Danez …

Get Lit & March For Our Lives

Get Lit & March For Our Lives

Hello Friends & Family, Get Lit Poets were proud to lend their voices to the March For Our Lives rally in Washington, DC joining millions …

Melt The Mic

Melt The Mic

Join us at LOCOL in Watts to celebrate the youthful wisdom of the College Bridge Academy students from Inglewood, Compton, & Watts, and chow …

Grown-Up Open Mic

Grown-Up Open Mic

Parents, teachers, fam…time to strut your stuff. Join us for our annual grown-up evening! A night to remember…

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