Past Poetry Partner Programs
The programs listed on this page show the history of the collaboration possibilities created by the IPM's Poetry Partner branch of operations.
IPM is currently funding a number of Poetry Partner Programs.
Information on these Board-approved programs can be found here.
In the Shelter of Poetry
Facilitator: Cyra Dumitru
Creative expression and emotional support for STUDENTS struggling with situational and chronic DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, TRAUMATIC MEMORY, BEREAVEMENT.
SOLA Poetry Club
Facilitator: James Elsaesser
The School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA) is an AFGHAN-LED PRIVATE BOARDING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS providing a rigorous education that promotes critical thinking, a sense of purpose, and respect for self and others.
Facilitator: Wayne Gilbert
Poetry circles HELPING INMATES at Sterling Correctional Facility to discover inner resources for personal transformation through reading and writing poetry.
RiseUp! Poetry Project
Facilitators: James Elsaesser & Prosline Saint-Armand
A series of poetry circles where survivors of DOMESTIC & SEXUAL VIOLENCE gather to read, write, and share healing poetry. In doing so, women provide deep support and care to each other.