Help support the InsideOut Slam Team in Grandmont Rosedale as they prepare for the Brave New Voices national competition in Chicago, on August 7-11th! Join your neighbors, friends, supporters of talented young artists and good people this Thursday, July 18th at Always Brewing Detroit, located at 19180 Grand River Ave. Detroit, MI 48223. Doors open at 7 PM and the member of Detroit’s own Brave New Voices Team will start their performance at 7:30 PM. Supporters will be able to meet team members Briana Sanders, Samuel Taylor, Annalise Bissa, Terrell Morrow, and Victor Shaw and donate.

InsideOut is a non-profit arts organization that has been fostering literary arts among Detroit youth since 1995. It’s mission in to immerse students in the joy and power of poetry and literary self-expression, InsideOut inspires them to think broadly, create bravely and share their voices with the wider world. Guided by professional writers and celebrated by publications and performances, youth learn that their stories and ideas matter and that their pens can launch them off the page into extraordinary lives. For more information visit the inside Out website at

If you are unable to attend the fundraiser but would still like to support the Detroit Youth Poetry Slam Team, you can make a donation on the teams Indigogo fundraiser page here: Indiegogo Fundraiser. The money raised through this event and the fundraising campaign will go toward paying for travel, registration fees, housing, and food for the five team members and their three coaches.

Listen to the The Craig Fahle Show highlight the InsideOut Literary Arts Projects’ Citywide Poets afterschool program and the Detroit Youth Poetry Slam Team.

The event is hosted by Grandmont residents; Mindy LePere, Mary Madigan, Bunice Robinson and Phil Schloop.