The Baldwin Protocols Reading Series

No Way Forward: Poems, Art and Dismantling the Carceral State
Hosted by Free Write Arts & Literacy and The Baldwin Protocols Reading Series

Connect Gallery
1520 S. Harper Court, Chicago, IL
Sunday,  July 23 | 4:00 – 7:00 pm

FEATURINGQuraysh Ali Lansana
Educator, Author, and Gwendolyn Brooks Scholar

Tyehimba Jess
2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry winner

Kristiana Rae Colon
Poet, Cave Canem Fellow, Playwright, and Founder of Let Us Breathe Collective

Angel Pantoja
Free Write Associate, Poet, and Activist 

Artwork by Free Write students and alumni

After the performances, community members will be invited to participate in a conversation examining the psychic and emotional debt of incarceration to the American people, moderated by Free Write Associate Director Mathilda de Dios, and Free Write associate Cortez Williams.

This event is the first of a new collaboration between Free Write Arts & Literacy and The Baldwin Protocols Reading Series.