Through creative writing, Young Chicago Authors helps youth from all backgrounds understand the importance of their own stories. The Rooted & Radical Youth Poetry Festival allows young people to share their stories in a non-competitive environment. Joining us now with all the details is Executive Director Demetrius Amparan and semi-finalist and student Yasmaine Laws.

Youth Poetry Festival Finals: April 22nd at UIC Forum
6 pm – 9:30 pm

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