The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation (Dodge Foundation) and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) launched Dodge Poetry – a new collaboration that celebrates poetry as a catalyst for communities to advance social change.
Through this initiative, Dodge Poetry will expand beyond the biennial festival to include year-long programming in Newark. Dodge Poetry events will have three goals to:
1) mobilize communities and fuel movements for social change;
2) amplify poet activists who challenge and reframe existing narratives and norms; and
3) create spaces for empathy, healing, and repair for individuals who have experienced systemic racism.
Be a part of the 2024 dodge poetry festival!
We are excited to announce that the submissions application is now open!