Performance: Nadia Elbgal, 2022 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate


Event Information

2825 Diamond Street 94131 CA United States
Glen Park Meeting Room
Monday, April 17, 2023 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Meet and write with Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Nadia Elbgal. She will share her poems, answer your questions and lead a writing workshop.

Nadia is a songwriter who uses poetry daily and feels it is essential to self-empowerment and writing her music. As a Yemeni-American Muslim woman, Nadia advocates for and raises awareness on topics relating to Middle Eastern and Muslim communities.

The Oakland Youth Poet Laureate program is a citywide effort to celebrate literacy through poetry and connect young writers to far-reaching opportunities. Each year they accept applications from talented Oakland writers (ages 13-18) to join a community of young poets.