TURNING ON THE LIGHTS:How Poetry Can Change the World-Article by Wisconsin Organizer Lisa Vihos!

TURNING ON THE LIGHTS
How Poetry Can Change the World

Article By: Lisa Vihos

Me-and-poster

In the summer of 2015, I traveled to Salerno, Italy, for the inaugural confer­ence of 100 Thousand Poets for Change (100TPC). Eighty poet-organizers came from across the globe—Egypt, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, and the U.S.—to share experiences, learn from each other, and discuss how to better employ poetry as a catalyst for positive change in a troubled world…

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