Brooklyn Poets Mentorship Program Graduation Ceremony

Join Brooklyn Poets on Sunday, December 17, at 5 PM (ET) via Zoom as they honor the graduates of their Mentorship Program with a virtual graduation ceremony and poetry reading! Each graduate will read from their work, introduced by mentor Jay Deshpande. Free and open to the public. All guests must register to get the Zoom link.

Featuring Class of 2023 graduates: Mitch Alcantara, Tianyi Duanmu, Jessy Edwards, Stella Lee, Jingyu Li, Sara Lieto, C. Eliot Mullins, Rachael Philipps, Hannah Seo, Sullivan Summer, Sasha Warner-Berry and Holly Zhou.

Note that by attending the Brooklyn Poets Mentorship Program Graduation Ceremony, you agree to abide by our code of conduct. Brooklyn Poets reserves the right to dismiss from our programs any participant found to be in violation of these policies.

Closed captioning will be available and the text of readers' poems will be screenshared during the event. For more information and to request additional accommodations, contact us at [email protected].

Brooklyn Poets Code of Conduct

Brooklyn Poets will not tolerate any instances of discrimination, harassment or abuse in conjunction with any of our programs. Respect and consideration for others, both within and outside our programs, are core values to be upheld by all participants. Discrimination against and/or harassment of community members on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, religion, age, marital status, veteran status or any other factor is unacceptable and will not be tolerated. Program participants are expected to adhere to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Should a board or staff member, independent contractor, volunteer or program participant be found to violate any aspect of the organization’s code of conduct, Brooklyn Poets reserves the right to dismiss them from the program. Consequences may include, but not be limited to, dismissal from the current activity, suspension, ineligibility for all future activities, and/or loss of payment or fees. If you have any issues to report, please do not hesitate to contact Board President Jordan Meyers ([email protected]), Executive Director Jason Koo ([email protected]) or Deputy Director renée kay ([email protected]), and they will get back to you as soon as possible.