Youth Empowerment

Youth Empowerment

Several poetry projects were launched between 2019 and 2022 to encourage creative expression and civic participation among San Mateo County’s youth. These include:

Burlingame Youth Poet-in-Residence Program

City of Burlingame-Town of Hillsborough Youth Poet Laureate Program

Daly City Youth Poet Laureate Program

South San Francisco Youth Poet-in-Residence Program

Menlo Park Youth Poetry Contest

Redwood City Public Library’s “Poetry Makers,” a makerspace poetry lab

Filoli Best Under 18 Haiku Competition

Housing Leadership Council’s Youth Poetry & Art Competition

I Have a Dream: Inaugural Poems for a New Generation Anthology

Wordslam Youth Poetry Competition, founded by East Palo Alto Poet Laureate Kalamu Chache

Youth & Ecopoetry Project