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Sarah Kay: “Your voice is small, but don’t you ever stop singing.”

Brittany Tanasa


At age 14, Sarah Kay was the youngest spoken word poet at New York City’s Bowery Poetry Club and, in 2004—at only 16 years old—she founded her own national movement, Project V.O.I.C.E (Vocal Outreach Into Creative Expression): a campaign to empower and engage youth within their communities and greater society by creating a support system grounded on artistic expression.


Sarah earned two standing ovations during her talk at a TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference in March from an audience captivated by her passionate articulation of the power of spoken word poetry in encouraging people to actively embrace life’s gifts and to overcome its challenges. We invite you to witness her magnetic optimism and to watch her inspiring speech at: If I should have a daughter…


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