Civic Engagement by Way of Poetry

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Carol Ann Carl, a storyteller from Pohnpei Island in the Federated States of Micronesia, talks about how she uses poetry to advocate for historically marginalized communities, and two-term US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey describes how poetry can articulate acts of civic engagement.

Explore Carol Ann Carl’s work and learn about the Why it Matters Poetry Workshop she led through the Hawai’i Council for the Humanities. Learn more about Natasha Tretheway on her website.

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