When: Saturday, July 20 (volunteer with 3-5:30pm shift; the poetry slam competition begins at 5pm)
Where: Howard Theatre, 620 T Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001
Transportation & Parking: Howard Theatre is located in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC--around the corner from the S Street and 7th Street NW exit of the WMATA Shaw Metro station on the Green and Yellow Lines. Public transportation and ridesharing is highly encouraged, as street parking is very limited in the neighborhood on the weekends. There are paid parking garages near U Street NW.
More information & activities for the day: Founded in 1996 in San Francisco, Youth Speaks is a leading presenter of Spoken Word performance, education, and youth development programs. By connecting poetry, spoken word, youth development, and civic engagement, Youth Speaks aims to deconstruct current dominant narratives by creating a more inclusive and active culture. Brave New Voices is their summer multi-day festival of workshops, town halls, showcases, parties, and poetry slams. The volunteer shifts on July 20 will be supporting their Final Grand Slam event with setup; front-of-house support; signage; and event take-down. PCW will be volunteering with other groups.
How to registerPlease email John Veras '11 with your name, Princeton affiliation, and a phone number you can be reached at on Saturday, July 20. Then, please fill out this Youth Speaks' volunteer form. On the 2nd page of the form, please note our group will volunteer at the Howard Theatre 3-5:30pm volunteer shift time on Saturday, July 20. You are welcome to volunteer for other shifts or dates, if you desire. After filling out their form, Youth Speaks will send a volunteer agreement form for your review.
QuestionsPCW Community Service Chair John Veras '11