Renowned Poet Taylor Mali
This slam poet is performing as a benefit for Safe Passage, a non-profit organization that brings hope and education to the children and families living in the Guatemala City dump.
Taylor Mali is an advocate of teachers and the nobility of teaching, having himself spent nine years in the classroom. He has performed and lectured for teachers all over the world, and his New Teacher Project has created 1000 new teachers through, "poetry, persuasion, and perseverance."
Due to mature themes and language, this is considered a PG-13 performance.
For a sample of his work, check out this video of "What Teachers Make."
Proceeds go to Safe Passage, a non-profit organization working in Guatemala City to bring hope, education, and opportunity to the children and families living in extreme poverty around the City's garbage dump.