April 10, 2014

Join us at the “O Miami Poetry Festival” – Now through April 30, 2014

We brought you Aperture Cuba in Atlanta and New York to piece together the Cuban reality. Now, there’s an opportunity to keep learning and thinking about the Cuban reality at Miami’s “O Miami Poetry Festival“!

Apart from learning more about the vibrancy of Miami-based poets and writers, there are three Cuba related events to attend. At these events Roots of Hope will also be hosting a tech drive.We’ve heard from many around the country how the TedX stlye talks at Aperture Cuba in Atlanta and NYC have empowered you to want to make a difference in the lives of Cuban youth.

At our Tech4Cuba drop boxes at “O Miami Poetry Festival” you can make that difference by donating your used cells, usbs, tablets or laptops. It’s as simple as changing the life of one person to make a monumental difference and YOU have the power to do that.

Come meet us and see how you can empower Cuban youth! Our main Tech4Cuba drop box location is located at:

Edgewater Poetry and Athletics Club
461 N.E. 31st Street Miami, FL 33137

Below are our Tech4Cuba drop box locations at must see events related to Cuba!

April 9

José Kozer & Reina María Rodríguez - 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Description: O, Miami presents two of the most important living poets of Cuban descent. José Kozer reads in his first appearance in Miami since winning the Pablo Neruda Ibero-American Poetry Prize. Reina María Rodríguez, winner of the 2013 National Prize for Literature (Cuba), also reads. More info [...]

Edgewater Poetry & Athletics Club
461 N.E. 31st Street
Miami, FL 33137

April 12

Omni Zona Franca -1:00 pm

Description: Cuban arts & poetry collective Omni-ZonaFranca presents a new installation and performance for Pérez Art Musuem Miami’s family day. More Info [...]

Pérez Art Museum of Miami
1103 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33130

April 23

Generation Zero - 8:00pm – 9:30pm

Description: Two young Cuban poets - one from Cuba, one from America – read and discuss “Generation Zero” – a new crop of Cuban and Cuban-American poets. Featuring Legna Rodríguez Iglesias (in her first visit to the United States) and Yosie Crespo. More Info[...]

Miami Light Project
404 N.W. 26th Street
Miami, FL 33127

Thanks again for making a difference in the lives of Cuban youth!

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