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"I AM!" Poetry Workshop

  • 04/30/2023
  • 4:00 PM
  • Virtual Event


  • Limited access + from 3/21/2023 through 4/30/2023 (at start of event)

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"I Am!" Poetry Workshop with Ashley Asti

Sunday, April 30, 2023 - 4:00 PM EDT

In this virtual “I AM” writing workshop, held in tandem with our friends at Parkinson & Movement Disorder (PMD) Alliance, join poet Ashley Asti for a simple poem-writing activity that will explore your fullest self—who you are, where you come from, what you love—to reveal the rich tapestry of who you are beyond a diagnosis.

We’ll use writing activities to fan the flames of your creativity and spark conversations by sharing our stories. No writing experience required. Whether you’ve ever written a poem or not, this activity will easily guide you into the wave of inspiration. You’ll be surprised how quickly the words start to flow.

We'll also show you how to submit your poem to be featured on the YOPN website and in an international gallery of I AM Poems.

About Ashley Asti

Ashley is a writer and content producer for The Harwood Institute, Host of the I’m Curious Podcast, and the author of eight books. Her books focus on listening to and sharing the voices of those directly impacted by injustice. 

In Ashley’s recent past, she was the Content coordinator for the Parkinson and Movement Disorder (PMD) Alliance. Her focus with the Alliance was to use the power of story to amplify the impact of the Alliance to affect change in the lives of those impacted by PD through digital, print, audio, and video storytelling efforts.

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