Volunteering is not only a great way to spend your free time but with Urban Word, it’s also an invaluable experience. Whether you lend your professional services, serve as an event volunteer, or a judge for any one of our upcoming poetry slams, your support is greatly appreciated.


For more information email your resume and letter of
interest to our Program Director, Shanelle Gabriel at

Urban Word cultivates great poets
Great Poets — these young
writers have taught me how
to speak with a brave voice.
Juan Felipe Herrera, United States Poet Laureate