Everyday Use Poetry Workshop RSVP
As part of our continued grant activites with we are happy to invite participants to a patchwork poetry class! Working with poet Mentzie Abdul Rahman, our scholars will engage in an interactive 2 hr class focusing on the patchwork of our lives and how our experiences mimic the art of quilting. Seats are limited to 12 due to our continued concern for Covid-19, and children are required to wear masks.
RSVP is not
a confirmation of a seat in the class.
Dr. Harper will contact you once your inquiry has been recieved. You will either receive a registration packet or your child will be placed on a waiting list for other classess.
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Location: The Greensboro Cultural Center
200 N. Davie Street, Room 203
Writing supplies and snacks will be provided by the program.
The poetry workshop is sponsored by a grant from Creative Greensboro and community partners.
The Department of English at North Carolina A&T State University
Manny's Universal Cafe
French Connection of Pittsboro, NC
New Africa of Greensboro CDC
The Space of Grace Podcast
About our Instructor
Mentzie Abdul Rahman completed her undergraduate degree in Social Work from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of Social Work in the clinical program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a focus on refugee mental health. Mentzie has 20 years of social work experience and is humbled to have served as an agent of support and empowerment for incarcerated women, youth, and refugees. At age 11, Mentzie discovered the gift of writing, since then, she has used poetry as a form of cleansing, storytelling, and activism. She performs her poetry publicly when the opportunity arises.
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