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August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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With Ravenna Raven and Jenny Hegland

Poets Ravenna Raven and Jenny Hegland will be on site from 1 – 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 20th writing custom poems for anyone who’s interested in talking with them.  Conversations typically last 5-15 minutes. Poems are then composed, typewritten, and given to each individual who participates.”

More about Ravenna and Jenny

Ravenna Raven has lived in D.C. for the past decade teaching reading, writing, and yoga to students of all ages and learning how to sew and alter custom garments. Ravenna holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from the George Washington University and an MFA in Poetry from the University of Maryland.
Jenny is a creative facilitator, coach, and social entrepreneur whose life’s work centers around community engagement, participatory leadership, and social justice. She moved to the greater DC area in 2018 after living in Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands) for three years, where she co-founded and led two disaster recovery nonprofits. Prior to that she worked in higher education for 10 years as a counselor, instructor, and partnership liaison. She holds a M.S. in counseling and a B.S. in communications. 

 

 

 

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August 20
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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