MLK Academy welcomes Poets with Class!

We’re so humbled to be invited to the Martin Luther King Jr Academy for Social Justice to perform a special assembly for some of the highest achieving kiddos in the school!

Poets with Class poets, (bottom image) TJ Medel, Frankiem Mitchell, and Mojdeh Stoakley at MLK Academy in Chicago, IL.

For more information about Poets with Class touring and in-school programs (workshops and performances), or competition prep and coaching: email



























“Writing poetry makes me feel like I can see myself, like I can see my reflection, but not in a mirror, in the world. I write and I know I can be reflected.”
-Oscar S.

“Writing poetry makes me feel free.”
-Buenda D.

“Writing poetry is like your best friend.”
-Jessica M.