IN THE NEWS:
Chosen by National Arts Strategies to be a Creative Community Fellow!
Named one of "14 community organizers who create equity in the face of inequity"
Article about POTS in Goodwin University blog
Interview about with Greater Hartford Arts Council
Poetry on the Streets received a grant from The Pollination Project , in Berkeley California! Learn about some groundbreaking work happening around the world! This amazing organization awards seed grants to social leaders across the globe in support of social change.
POTS is honored to keep such good company and grateful for the support!
From The Pollination Project:
"Every day we invest in projects that create a more sustainable, just, peaceful, and compassionate world. We believe in the power of people. All over the world, ordinary citizens are doing extraordinary things to make their communities and their world a better place. Our grantees are a testament to the unbreakable human spirit that is still alive and well all over the world. 365 days year, we give a grant to changemakers across the globe."
WHERE is POTS?
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Pops up in different cities at bus stops, parks, street corners, parks...sometimes festivals, stores, classrooms....
Look for POTS this Spring in Hartford, Brooklyn, NYC, Chicago, Brattleboro, Northampton, and more...!
If you see the little blue typewriter, come by and WRITE A POEM! Everyone is welcome. Everyone has a poem in them. Express. Create. Connect. Hope to see you! xo, M + POTS
Melanie Pappadis Faranello is a fiction writer and teaching artist from Chicago living in CT. www.melaniefaranello.com