Poets speak out for change at the Kelly Writers House

The Daily Pennsylvanian
September 30, 2012

One of the world’s largest poetry events took place on Penn’s campus over the weekend, yet every participant sat comfortably in the wooden chairs at the Kelly Writers House.

This Saturday, the Kelly Writers House was one of 700 organizations to host a 100 Thousand Poets for Change event planned in more than 115 different countries. Over 20 poets from Penn and the Philadelphia community came to speak about topics ranging from justice and peace to intolerance and stereotypes.

The 100 Thousand Poets for Change organization seeks to bring together poets, songwriters, artists and musicians for one day to call for social and political change.

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