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How to Get Involved

Organize a workshop, submit your own poem, download a toolkit


 

Write Your Block is an opportunity to spread poetry across the city, and to empower everyone to be a poet. Spread the word about the program in your program announcements, newsletters or social media. Want to participate? Here’s how:

Share your poems with the Write Your Block community-at-large. Be sure to mention your neighborhood. Submissions will be tagged according to neighborhood.

Download the toolkit to organize a Write Your Block workshop. Use it to:

  • Incorporate Write Your Block sessions into your existing programming or curriculum in your classroom, after-school program or residency;
  • Organize events during which your neighbors can gather, wander, and write poems;
  • Organize and host activities or readings for groups and individuals interested in participating;
  • Spread the word about the program in your program announcements, newsletters or social media; and

 

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