Freedom Writers: An LGBTQ Youth Open Mic

Presented by Streetwise and Safe

Tuesday November 22
6 to 8 pm

Audre Lorde Project
147 W. 24th St., 3rd Floor

Youth: FREE – adults: $5 – $50

Featuring poetry and spoken word by SAS members speaking out against injustice, criminalization and oppression. With guest performance by Arianne Benford ( and more! Followed by an LGBTQ youth Open mic!!

Streetwise and Safe is a project by and for youth of color in NYC that shares the in’s and out’s, do’s and don’ts and street politics of police encounters between LGBTQ youth of color and the police. Visit us at