Alyesha Wise-Hernandez

Alyesha Wise (she/her) is a Los Angeles-based, award-winning educator, teaching artist, speaker and published poet. Originally from Camden, N.J. Alyesha is the Director of Program Integration for Street Poets, Inc., an organization mostly serving juvenile injustice-involved youth with mentorship and arts programming. Alyesha has also served as an educator for various non-profits from Philadelphia to LA, including the organization she co-founded, Spoken Literature Art Movement, and Da Poetry Lounge, where Alyesha is also a host. Wise has been featured on platforms and in publications such as OWN TV, BET, LA Times, Bustle, Afropunk, PBS, Buzzfeed and more. Other collaborations include the ACLU, The Shabazz Center, The Nantucket Project, Brave New Films and the Google Interstellar Project. Ron Howard once wrote about Alyesha’s work, “Very Powerful.”