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10/13 – My Story Belongs: A Poetry Workshop for LGBTQ & Ally Teens

October 13, 2020

8:00 p.m.

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Join Columbia University senior and nationally recognized writer Tova Ricardo as she facilitates a poetry workshop on the themes of ancestral connections, uplifting diverse Jewish voices, home, and speaking one’s truth. This workshop is open to all who are interested in storytelling and self-expression.

Tova Ricardo HeadshotTova Ricardo is a San Francisco Bay Area native and a senior at Columbia University, studying English and Sociology. She is an active leader in Columbia/Barnard Hillel, serving as the Co-President of JOCaucus, Hillel’s Jews of Color Initiative and Kesher, the Reform Jewish community. Ricardo is also an award-winning writer and spoken word artist, having served as the 2015 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate and is a recipient of the American Jewish Press Association’s Simon Rockower Award for Excellence in Personal Essay. Currently, she is the Communications Intern for the Berkeley-based Jews of Color Initiative (formerly known as Jews of Color Field Building Initiative), and is a member of the UJA-Federation of New York’s Race, Equity, and Inclusion Lay Advisory Committee.