Last week a committed group of poverty activists convened for “Enough,” a Spoken Word Event at the Calgary Public Library‘s John Dutton Theatre to mark the United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

The event featured spoken word performances from Calgarians who intimately understand the impacts of poverty and have an important story to share.


Members of the spoken word project team crafted their performances with the expert guidance of two of Calgary’s finest poets – Erin Dingle, a slam poetry champion and Micheline Maylor, Calgary’s Poet Laureate.

Other partners are the Calgary Public Library, the Alex Community Food Centre and Knox Presbyterian Church.

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  1. Amber

    This is so beautiful of a sneak-a-peek!! I cannot wait to see it all! Thank You for doing this and for being so willing to share this beautiful journey with us!

  2. Marnie Shaw

    Thank you, newscoop. Thank you, Barb Briggs.