To Be Heard Foundation
To Be Heard Foundation

Power Writers

A boots-on-the-ground program, started in 2002. Power Writers has directly served more than:

+1000 high school students.
Over 90% have graduated HS
85% have gone on to college.

Of this group who entered college 99% have either graduated or are currently on the path to graduation.

In addition, our students have won nearly $3 million in scholarships (including 11 posse scholarships and a Peabody award.) Among the colleges our students have attended are: Brandeis, Sarah Lawrence, Bard, Wheaton, Hampshire, Lafayette, Lehman, Morris, Hunter and graduate schools such as University of Arizona and Princeton.


Power Writers example of Mentor Modeling

Part of a longer educational training series designed for aspiring poetry teachers.