We would like to thank the following people who helped us in creating a virtual celebration of Poetry Out Loud:
Danielle Kohn, Westchester County Youth Poet Laureate, for gifting us with her poetry and her message;
All of the teachers, Poetry Out Loud coordinators, and principals for their support of Poetry Out Loud 2020;
The Herman Goldman Foundation and the Jeremy Scheinfeld Foundation for Kids for their generous support;
Mayor Noam Bramson for his welcome message, and Richard Relkin, for editing this video–we hope you all enjoy it!
Poets also received a keepsake journal of all the collected poems selected for Poetry Out Loud 2020, click to view the book
The Fund awards grants annually to schools, applied for by teachers, administrators, parents or students. This grant-making program is intended to supplement an instructional need or enrichment opportunity, or subsidize a program/project that might not otherwise happen or reach the ideal scale.