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World AIDS Day Poetry Slam 2014

Attention Poets Ages 15 – 18! Lend your poetic voices to HIV/AIDS awareness! Enter the poetry slam for a chance to win up to $100 and attend the World AIDS Day Awards Luncheon! World AIDS Day 2014 is Dec. 1 and this year’s theme is “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation.” World AIDS Day Poetry Slam Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 @ 6 p.m. Main Library, Conference Center Level (Laura St. entrance) Poetry Slam criteria

  • Topic selection centered around “HIV/AIDS”
  • Originality
  • No profanity/vulgar language
  • 3 - 5 minute poetry selection
  • Pre-registration deadline November 21, 2014* To pre-register, contact Torrencia at 253-2984 or Lisa at 630-4655 *Will pre-register the first 10 entrants. Others may register just prior to the event if space is available.


  • Grand Prize - $100 and presentation of poetry selection at World AIDS Day Awards Luncheon
  • 2nd Place - $50 (Invitation to Awards Luncheon if Grand Prize winner is not available)
  • 3rd Place - $25

Not a poet? No problem! Come out to support the contestants! Click here to return to the e-newsletter.

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