A written- and spoken-word adventure, Power Poetry is the world’s first mobile poetry community for youth, a one-of-a-kind place where words become powerful through media and technology.
Inspired by the documentary, To Be Heard, PowerPoetry.org is a place for poets to share their work, comment, and collaborate. Power Poetry isn’t just about poetry. It is about using poetry as a tool — a weapon — for personal change and social engagement. It is absolutely one-of-a-kind, a place where you will get to mix your words with different media and technology. Share your work with other poets around the country and the world! Write a poem or your life story in 140 characters on the Spit Stream. Find your voice, use it, and speak as loudly as you want. Poets can also participate in online mobile Poetry Slams connected to social issues such as civil rights, bullying, HIV-awareness and more.
To write your own story and learn more about Power Poetry, visit the website today.
From our blog
January 18, 2018
It's that time of year again to don our puffer coats and snow boots. ITVS will head to Park City, Utah to support ITVS-funded and co-produced films at the storied Sundance Film Festival. We hope to see you at one of the premieres or picking up some festival gear! Don't miss the World Premiere of Bing Lu's Minding the Gap.Bing, a Chinese American 25-year-old,…
January 4, 2018
Seasoned documentarians turn cameras on themselves to share their transracial adoption story in The F Word.
December 6, 2017
From UK to Virginia, ITVS funded filmmakers come from all walks of life, from all parts of the world. The moment when a filmmaker’s journey across oceans and wild plains takes them to a community fighting to continue the traditions of their ancestors is where bold stories are born. How would that experience forever leave its mark on the filmmakers and how…