Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Education Department

Residencies

Virtual Residency – Youth Poet Laureate

This year, we have an amazing project that will ground our residencies connected to our Youth Poet Laureate program.

Aligned with the National Youth Poet Laureate Program, the Maui Youth Poet Laureate Program is aimed at elevating youth voices that are committed to artistic excellence, civic engagement and social impact.

The program will cover three components in the 20-21 school year:

  1. Virtual Professional Development Workshop for K-12 Teachers and Community Members 
    • Taking Place in January 2021
    • Blended Virtual Learning Model that is flexible for Teachers 
    • Led by National and Local Youth Poet Laureate Leaders
    • Offered in Collaboration with the Department of Education 
  1. Virtual Residencies of Workshops for School and Community Settings
    • Aligned with Submission Period January-April 2021
    • Led by National and Local Youth Poet Laureate Leaders
    • Offered in Collaboration with the Department of Education and other Community Partners 
  1. Virtual Live Commencement of Winners
    • Taking Place in April 2021
    • Featuring Hawai‘i’s top Poets and Community Leaders
    • Led by National and Local Youth Poet Laureate Leaders
    • Offered in collaboration with the Department of Education and other Community Partners 
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