Our friends down at Time & Space Limited (434 Columbia St., Hudson, NY) are presenting a special poetry / spoken word event as part of their “Time to Talk” series next Friday, December 14 at 6:30pm. Poets Ifetayo Cobbins, Derick Anderson, and Cara Benson will be among the featured performers at this event that will be focusing on incarceration, poverty,and justice.
Poets from around the region add their voices to the issues surrounding mass incarceration, poverty, justice, and moving on. Poets include Hudsonian Ifetayo Cobbins, Derick Anderson & Friends from Albany, Students from Simon’s Rock College, and Cara Benson, Professor of Poetry at Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility and organizer of the Pen Prison Writing Program. This is a continuation of the TSL series dedicated to understanding what the “War on Drugs” has done to our communities over the past decades and what our communities can do to demand change and move forward. Suggested contribution: $5.00 TSL members $10 non-members.
The “Time to Talk” series brings some of the region’s leading activists, scholars, and organizers to TSL for talks and panel discussions that directly engage the TSL community with topics including international, national, and local issues, focusing on the TSL community. These events offer a unique opportunity for people to connect with others interested in learning about and affecting social change.