SAYS Showcase at Mondavi Center on June 2nd

SAYS Showcase: Hip Hop, Spoken Word, & Poetry

Thursday, June 2, 2022
7:30 pm
@ Vanderhoef Studio Theatre at the Mondavi Center, 501 Alumni Ln, Davis, CA

Using poetry for healing, community building, bringing people together

Sacramento Area Youth Speaks (SAYS), home of the National Youth Poet Laureate, is a social justice movement based at UC Davis that empowers youth and transforms education by creating platforms for critical literacy, access to higher education, youth voice and civic engagement. In this special SHAPE collaboration, SAYS partners with UC Davis Chicano Studies students, local hip hop artists and poets to shine a light on spoken word as a bridge to unite, embrace, and improve the bonds of community. Featuring hosts Patrice Hill and Denisha Coco Blossom and DJ Lady Char.

Headlining Performers:

  • Alexandra Huynh – 2021 National Youth Poet Laureate and SAYS Alumni
  • Sunni Patterson – Internationally acclaimed Poet and Spoken Word Artist
  • Zyah Belle – Singer and Songwriter
  • Karega Bailey + Sol Development

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