3rd Annual

In the People's Hands Arts & Activism Project
Community Writing Intensive
Poetry. Hip Hop. Performance. Instead of Prisons.

Join us for critical dialogue, performance, and creative writng to continue a conversation about the huge impact the prison inducstrial military complex has on local communities in North Carolina.

Community Events

Thursday October 1
New Horizons Alternative School
121 Hunt St.
Durham, NC
Hip Hop and Community Wellness workshop
featuring Rha Godddess and Dr. Anthony
(this is an intimate setting where you will be able to engage Rha
Goddess and learn more about the Hip Hop Mental Health Project)

Friday October 2
7-10 pm
UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
"Low" by Rha Goddess and the Hip Hop Mental Health Project
featuring Rha Goddess
tea/coffee, discussion, and writing workshop to follow (not with Rha Goddess)

Saturday October 3
People's Channel
110 East Geer Street
Durham, NC
12-2: Manuscript sessions with Shirlette
12-2: Performance workshops with Olokun
2:15-3:15: Lunch/ Welcome
3:30-5:30- Shirlette's workshop
5:45-6:45- Matthias' workshop

Sunday October 4
People's Channel
110 East Geer Street
12-2: Manuscript and performance sessions with Ebony
2:15-3:15: Lunch and discussion
3:30-5:30: Olokun's workshop
5:30-6:15- Ebony's workshop
6:15-7- open mic

Our Generous Sponsors

 This project is made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the We Shall Overcome Fund, The People's Channel, Betty's Daughter Arts Collaborative, and SpiritHouse-NC.   







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