We Rock The Mic

We Rock the Mic

We Rock the Mic is a spoken word poetry program that engages students through creative writing and performance. Students improve their literacy skills and learn to express themselves positively. Every program day focuses on a different 45- minute activity geared towards engaging students and encouraging them to write. The day begins with a collection of various activities and time to write and recite work. These activities may be humorous or serious; the main goal is getting students to write and express themselves.Students perform their work throughout the year at different poetry events throughout Pennsylvania and the region.

Program Goals

The desired outcomes of the program are that:
-Youth will increase literacy from current levels
-Youth will demonstrate confidence to express themselves
-Youth will demonstrate personal and community responsibility and accountability

Interview on WITF's Smart Talk with Scott Lamar