an 8 piece choir, 3 lead singers, 2 ngoni players, an upright bassists, a trumpet player, a keyboardist, a percussionist, a guitarist, and yours truly lyrically rocking your world! Special guest@risingappalachia
Join Thrive on Sunday, May 5 for We Are One: Decolonizing Our Minds, Reclaiming Our Wholeness featuring guest speaker & social justice visionary Mutima Imani, celebrated artists & activists Alixa Garcia & Naima Penniman of Climbing PoeTree, the heart-lifting Thrive Choir and debut performances by the Thrive Community Choir.
TED: idea’s worth spreading & Cartier Award Ceremony@San Francisco, CA
Presented by the Sustainability Committee, Paulson Ecology of Place Initiative and the student group EnAct, Climbing PoeTree will offer a performance on April 2 from 4:30 – 6:00 PM for students at Wellesley College. The event is free and open to the public.
Climbing PoeTree will facilitate a workshop on April 2 from 12:30 – 2:00 PM with students at Wellesley College. The event is for Wellesley students only and is presented by the Sustainability Committee, Paulson Ecology of Place Initiative and the student group EnAct.
Climbing PoeTree will take the stage for a 15-minute performance on March 10 to kick off a two-week Forum on the margins of Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). Over the two weeks, NGO CSW organizes more than 400 events that inform, engage and inspire grassroots efforts and advocacy needed to empower women and girls. The priority theme for CSW 63 is social protection, public access, and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality.
Tickets are $100 for the event from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM.
Climbing PoeTree will be running a leadership workshop with four grantee teams (Philadelphia, Oregon, St. Paul, and Memphis) from the US Department of Education’s Juvenile Justice Reentry Education Program who are implementing career and technical education programs within juvenile detention facilities or working with justice-involved youth and young adults. Closed to the public.