Stephanie Pacheco is the 2023 New York City Youth Poet Laureate and the Inaugural New York State Youth Poet Laureate. She was also a member of the 2022 New York City Youth Slam Team, with Urban Word NYC. Hailing from the Bronx, she has been a leading organizer and strategist with several activist organizations, including the Healing Centered Schools Task Force, working to mobilize youth across the city against educational injustice. She is a recipient of the 2021 Princeton Prize in Race Relations. Her advocacy and poetry have been highlighted by the New York Times, The Today Show, NPR, The Daily News, CBS, and other publications. She has spoken and performed in several spaces such as the Schomburg Center, the Apollo Theater, TedXCUNY, and more.
September 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Let Freedom Ring! Music and Voices of the March for Civil Rights, Then and Now