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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 27, 2022
The next unit of writing poetry & justice will be led by Rev. Casteel-Harper & Dr. Ryan Harper on Thursday, January 6, 2022, from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. from January 6 (presentation) & then the 4 weekly prompt-based sessions (January 13, 20, 27 & February 3), followed by OPEN MIC Night (February 17). We’ll move to Call for Submissions to the Riverside Writing Group: 2022 Anthology/POETRY WRITING & JUSTICE, on February 24- March 3).
For nearly two years, the entire world has been held hostage by the COVID pandemic, which has thrown a black light on all manner of injustice, illuminating with glowing light for all of us to see centuries-old realities of inequity, brutality, disparities in health & wealth at the same time calling us as never before to see how – literally we cannot live in this world without affecting (or infecting) each other. Planet Earth: The one home we all share. Humanness our irrefutable bond. Helping build community in the pandemic & in a world of heightened awareness of generations of injustice & oppression, Riverside Writing Group affirms our common human connection & invites all to join us in writing – in many different styles and genres – as a powerful tool for social justice: To write words that witness and speak truth to our shared humanness.
Register at trcnyc.org/smallgroups to join.