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May 5, 2016 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Youth Ambassadors of Henrico County and the Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services’ Prevention Services will present a Hip-Hop Poetry Theme Slam to promote health, wellness and self-expression among youth.
The themes for the event are bullying, substance use and suicide prevention. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, May 1 to Prevention Specialist Michael Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org. They will be reviewed for language and content and should show “Hip-Hop Poetry Slam” in the email subject line.
Each participant must be a resident of Henrico, Charles City or New Kent counties. Entries will be judged, with prizes awarded to the top three presenters ages 14 to 18. Adult presenters also may participate, although they will be ineligible for prizes.
The Poetry Theme Slam will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 5 at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. The event is free and open to the public.
The Henrico Too Smart 2 Start Coalition also is a co-sponsor of the event. For information, call (804) 727-8035 or go to toosmart2start.com.