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Harlem Stage’s Renaissance Now Culminating Performance
March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Renaissance Now is an interactive writing intensive designed to connect participants to the legacy of the Harlem Renaissance. It is an invitation to explore the history woven into the streets, institutions, and corners that they occupy every day.
The Renaissance Now Workshop Intensive introduces participants to creative writing as a form of self-expression and a tool of empowerment. At the workshop’s culminating event, You will See me, You will Hear me and You will Know., the College and Career Preparatory Institute at A. Philip Randolph Campus High School will offer viewers a live virtual presentation of original poetry performed by 2021 student workshop participants.
The 2021 Harlem Renaissance Now Interactive Writing Workshops and the March 24, 2021 culminating event were made possible by a grant from West Harlem Development Corporation.
About West Harlem Development Corporation
West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is a New York City-based nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization incorporated in 2011 whose mission is to promote increased economic opportunities and quality of life to sustain a vibrant West Harlem community. WHDC’s core program areas are education, workforce and economic development, and affordable housing. With its slogan “Solutions Through Collaborations”, WHDC partially achieves its mission through grantmaking to nonprofit organizations to provide services that benefit the residents of New York City’s Manhattan Community District 9 (MCD9), more commonly referred to as West Harlem. The boundaries of MCD9 are defined as: South to North from 110th Street to 155th Street; East to West from Manhattan, Morningside, St. Nicholas, Bradhurst, Edgecombe Avenues to the Hudson River.