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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice Community Poetry Open Mic

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice  Community Poetry Open Mic

Time: January 15, 2017 from 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Location: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
Street: 170 Whitney Avenue
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map:
Phone: (203) 432-3776
Event Type: community, poetry, open, mic
Organized By: Josue Irizarry
Latest Activity: Jan 13, 2017

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Event Description

The Community Poetry Open Mic, a featured event of the Peabody’s MLK Day celebration, gives community members of all ages an opportunity to share their original poetry or song and to speak their minds on issues of justice and injustice.

The first 25 submissions will be accepted. Space is limited.

Original poetry or song must be received at the Museum during business hours, or by mail, no later than Wednesday, January 4, 2017, and be accompanied by a completed registration form.

All participants will receive a T-shirt.


Poem or song must be original.

One poem or song per person.

A completed registration form must be included with your poem or song. 


Content must be appropriate and fit the theme of justice and injustice.


If you are selected to participate you will be notified by phone or email.

How to Submit Entries 

Participant should mail or deliver entries to:

Events Department

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

170 Whitney Avenue

P.O. Box 208118

New Haven, CT 06520-8118

If you have questions, please contact the Events Office at (203) 432-6646 or

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