Poetry Speaks for Us – Harlem Action Center Virtual Workshop

[Free] Poetry Speaks for Us – Harlem Action Center Virtual Workshop


Join this workshop to explore how to creatively express your feelings and experiences through poetry writing and spoken word.

About this event


Explore healing and empowerment with poetry writing and spoken word. A safe and supportive workshop where we learn how to creatively express our feelings and experiences.

Music accompaniment offered for inspiration. Therapeutic fun for all ages and abilities!

  • Participants can join the virtual class via video or call-in number.
  • Please note you will receive the web link to join the virtual session the day of class.
  • Wednesdays: 5 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Participants should have paper and pencil, or access to computer for writing exercises during the workshop.
  • All are welcome for this energizing experience.

For more information and to request accommodation, email bmiller@health.nyc.gov.

Instructor Bio:

Sally DeJesus is a writer, spoken word poet and mixed media artist. She facilitates programs in homeless shelters, NYC Crisis Respites, community centers and bookstores. Her workshops are supported by Poets & Writers, Inc., Community Access, and Citizens for NYC Community Grants. She is Literacy Resource Liaison at a Bronx homeless shelter. Her poems are published in River & South Review, Manhattan Linear, Metropolitan Review, A New Collection of Bowery Poetry, Mad Gleam Press, and What Rough Beast. She is founder of www.poetryspeaksforus.org

Poetry Speak for Us offers writing and spoken word as a vehicle for creative personal and social change in a highly supportive atmosphere that fosters wellness and self-confidence.