Experience an evening of poetry from Oak Park and River Forest High School with the editors of Respect the Mic: Celebrating 20 Years of Poetry from a Chicagoland High School. The editors will be joined by contributors from the anthology, both past and present students from Oak Park and River Forest High School’s acclaimed Spoken Word Program.
The Poetry Foundation’s events are completely free of charge and open to the public. This event will include live captioning and ASL interpretation. If you need any other accessibility measures, please contact us by emailing [email protected].
All guests over the age of two must wear a mask inside the Poetry Foundation building. Guests over the age of five must show proof of vaccination and booster up to the level to which they are eligible for their age group. Guests over the age of 18 must show ID alongside their proof of vaccination. If you cannot meet these requirements, you will not be granted entry to the event. All in-person events will be made available online for free at poetryfoundation.org/video. Please note that some performers may choose to perform without a mask.
These guidelines are up to date as of March 7, 2022.