The Chance Has Come to Meet Legendary Poet & Literary Activist Nikki Giovanni

Poetry lovers, what if we told you your favorite poet needs a guest for an exclusive night filled with powerful poetry, epic stories and great conversation? Well get ready, cause Nikki Giovanni wants you to have a seat the the table!


What you'll do

You and a guest will travel to a selected city for a special event before joining world-renowned Nikki Giovanni and some of her famous friends for what promises to be an unforgettable dinner experience. Have a burning question you’ve always wanted to ask? A poem you want to share? Well here’s your chance! And don’t worry; travel and lodging will be completely covered!


The Nikki Giovanni Scholarship Program is the driving force behind the Literacy Empowerment Action Project (L.E.A.P)'s secondary education initiative, co-founded by award-winning authors Kwame Alexander and Tracy Chiles McGhee. In conjunction with Queen Mother Nana Botwe Adobea II of Konko Village (Juanita Britton), the prestigious scholarship honors Nikki Giovanni's work, passion for writing and excellence by providing financial assistance for qualified students to attend secondary school in Ghana, West Africa. Through strategic partnerships and generous donations, the Nikki Giovanni Scholarship covers full tuition, boarding, book, travel, and other school related fees; as well as youth development and family engagement programming that motivates recipients to use their education to transform their communities. 


additional prizes, you say?

Yes, your donation gives you entries to win! The more you donate, the more entries you receive, PLUS additional tokens of our appreciation for your generous contribution to the Literacy Empowerment Action Project (L.E.A.P). 

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