Rio mesa high school gender equality club 2nd annual poetry slam
The Gender Equality Club at Rio Mesa High School will host the 2nd Annual Poetry Slam in honor of International
Women’s Day on March 10, 2017, from 5 pm to 7 pm.
The theme is, Be Bold For Change.
The event is open to the community and participants are encouraged to read original or published material.
The Gender Equality Club's Poetry Slam Be Bold For Change, is a welcoming and supportive venue for the
Food for purchase will be available with proceeds going to a local women's shelter. Donations welcome.
Students at last year’s event combined social issues with emotion and performance in an extraordinary way.
The overwhelming success of the Gender Equality Club’s first inaugural International Women’s Day Poetry
Slam led to the creation of the Rio Mesa Spoken Word Club. Join us and be a part of this creative
To participate, sign up at the beginning of the event or email rmhsGEC@gmail.com
Theme: Be Bold for Change
Categories: Open Mic for Individual and
Location: Rio Mesa High School Cafeteria
545 Central Avenue
Oxnard, CA 93036
The Rio Mesa High School Gender
Equality Club is a school organization
which focuses on education and promotion
of issues related to gender equality such
as wage gap, gender roles and the mass
media, how to combat sexism in school
and the workplace, and many other
issues faced by both male and female
Mia Hamernik, currently a senior, is
Founder and President. English teacher,
Michelle Martinez, is Club Advisor.