“The Future Is Poetry”

"The Future Is Poetry" is a documentary co-produced by Aileen Cassinetto and the Midpen Media Center, with support from The Academy of American Poets, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the County of San Mateo.

With gratitude to the following students for their participation in this ecopoetry project: 
Cassandra Bousquet
Angela Chen
Eva chen
Chloe Chou
Bellamy Cramer
Ronit Das
Arda Inegol
Samantha Ishikawa
Maya Kornyeyeva 
Iris Li
Caroline Lim
Lauren Lin
juleen grace mallari
Jescent Marcelino
Allen Mata 
Hanna Pham
Emma Roginsky
Marissa Teng
Keiki Leni Ward
Payton Zolck

With gratitude to the following for their support:
The County Of San Mateo Board of Supervisors
The Office of Congresswoman Anna Eshoo
City Councils of San Mateo County
Burlingame Public Library
Daly City Public Library
Filoli Historic House & Garden
Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County
Menlo Park Public Library
Peninsula Library System
Redwood City Public Library
San Mateo County Commission on the Status of Women
San mateo County Libraries
San Mateo County Office of Arts & Culture
San Mateo County Office of Community Affairs
San Mateo County Office of Education
San Mateo County Youth Climate Ambassadors
San Mateo Public Library 
Music by Siddharta Corsus
Skyline College Learning Communities
South San Francisco Public Library 
Urban Word, Meera Dasgupta & Alexandra Huynh 
and
The Academy of American Poets
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Midpen Media Center

Aileen Cassinetto is co-editing a climate change anthology with Virginia Poet Laureate Emerita Luisa A. Igloria and NCA5 Scientist (Fifth National Climate Assessment) Dr. Jeremy Hoffman for release in fall 2023.