On Saturday, September 23, 2017, Split This Rock Executive Director, Sarah Browning will be reading at the Downtown Hyattsville Arts & Ale Festival alongside poets Angela María Spring, and Cacayo to celebrate Latinx voices. As Sarah says, "Poetry can share our stories, humanize one another, build bridges, expose injustice, and imagine another world, one in which we build gardens instead of walls, classrooms instead of detention centers". Read the full article on Life & Times Hyattsville: Hyattsville Community Newspaper.
Channel 4 News interviews DC Youth Slam Team member Aniyah Smith and Split This Rock Youth Programs Coordinator Joseph Green, among others, about the Library of Congress' 2017 National Book Festival. Listen to the interview here.
Listen to an interview with Split This Rock's Executive Director Sarah Browning and Megan Alpert on WPFW on August 24, 2017.
In an article on "Poetry in a Polarized Era" in The Woven Tale Press, contributing writer Jo Ely interviews poets Tess Barry, Celeste Gainey, Sheila L. Carter Jones, Rachel Mennies, and Emily Mohn-Slate on how this current political landscape is perceived and addressed by writers, in particular, poets. Poets Gainey and Mohn-Slate mention Split This Rock as progressives resources during this tumultous time. Read the full article in The Woven Tale Press here.
The article "Storytelling in the City: How Washingtonians Share Their Stories" highlights organizations in DC using the power of narrative. Split This Rock is one of the featured organizations. Read the article at On Tap Magazine's website.
Listen to excerpts from "Challenging War on Atmosphere" a panel discussion event co-sponsored by Institute for Policy Studies and Split This Rock, featuring Split This Rock's co-founder and Eco-Justice Project Coordinator/Editor, Melissa Tuckey on April 28, 2017. This panel discussion was part of a week-long series of Climate-Justice based events coinciding with the Peoples Climate March in Washington, DC on April 29. Listen to the excerpts from WPFW's Voices with Vision here.
Split This Rock Executive Director Sarah Browning and Split This Rock Ushindi Tribe Member Lauren May talk poetry and more on WPFW, 89.3 FM. Listen to the interview here!
Check out this incredible video by ESPN's The Undefeated profiling two members of Split This Rock's DC Youth Slam Team.
Harriet Staff of POETRY Foundation shares Split This Rock's interview with 2017 Freedom Plow finalist Francisco Aragón. Read the full article at the POETRY Foundation website.
Check out this video by District Wire News on threats to the NEA, Split This Rock, free expression!