A Small Glimpse at
Poets for Change Activism
24, 2011, a vibrant grassroots movement emerged around
the world as poets, musicians and artists came together
to promote serious social, environmental and political
change. From the idea of two people--Michael Rothenberg
II and Terri Carrion--came 700 events in 550 cities in
The viewpoints and goals of the
various cities and individual event producers vary
greatly, but the connecting force is for the creative
communities of the world--poets, musicians, artists of
all kinds--to come together to express a desire for a
kinder, cleaner and more just Earth for everyone.
Perhaps through these events, ideas will become action,
and action will create the sort of change that builds
rather than destroys.
has participated since 2013 with events
throughout the area with both 100 Thousand Poets for
Change and 100 Thousand Musicians for Change.
Poets for Change is not about one day in a year,
however. It is about effecting positive change
throughout the year, throughout the world.