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Chicago Slam Works

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The mission of Chicago Slam Works to build upon the city?s heritage as the birthplace of modern performance poetry by empowering students, poets and arts organizations toward the advancement of the art form. Poets With Class, Chicago Slam Works? educational initiative equally emphasizes the craft of the written word and the creative process of performance to empower and engage students of all ages. Through dynamic and original lesson plans, the poetry workshops build confidence, literacy, and an appreciation for the fine arts.

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The mission of Chicago Slam Works to build upon the city?s heritage as the birthplace of modern performance poetry by empowering students, poets and arts organizations toward the advancement of the art form. Poets With Class, Chicago Slam Works? educational initiative equally emphasizes the craft of the written word and the creative process of performance to empower and engage students of all ages. Through dynamic and original lesson plans, the poetry workshops build confidence, literacy, and an appreciation for the fine arts.