STREET POETS Inc. is a non-profit poetry-based peace-making organization dedicated to the creative process as a force for individual and community transformation.


Street Poets harnesses the healing power of poetry and music to save lives, create community and transform culture.

  • – Street Poets breaks the cycle of violence in the lives of at-risk and incarcerated youth, awakening them to their gifts.
  • – Street Poets builds creative community, bringing youth, adults and elders of diverse backgrounds into deep transformational relationship.
  • – Street Poets consults and collaborates with other organizations and communities to inspire both individual and systemic change, transforming our culture from one too often driven by fear to one that celebrates healing and the creative process.