I, Too, Sing America
Student Writing from the YMCA Oasis Daylight Center, after Langston Hughes' I Too. Matt and Alvin talk about the courageous nature of declarative works that these pieces have in common. Matt discusses how Hughes took the lead from Walt Whitman's work, cataloguing the nation. What is a voice? What is a country?
Upcoming week-long intensive at the juvenile detention site, based on the book Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds, led by Teaching Writer, Jennifer Bradbury.
Community Spotlight podcast coming up, profiling YMCA Oasis Daylight Center site host, Randi Breuer.
Note: We are a creative writing program serving at-risk populations. We do not broadcast names or identifying details of the students we work with.