WITS Portland Expands to Underserved Schools

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WITS Alliance member, Literary Arts, in Portland, Oregon, has expanded residencies to the schools in East County, serving students who have historically been underserved.

Gresham High School participated with a full slate of WITS youth programming during the 15-16 school year, including slams, author visits, creative writing residencies, and lectures. Read more about this incredible project >>

Congratulations, Portland WITS!

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Congratulations to Literary Arts, the home of Portland Writers in the Schools (WITS), for winning the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Creative Leadership Award. Only four nonprofits in the Northwest received this award (read the full press release here) in honor of “innovative and bold leadership, and in recognition of the ability to thrive amidst challenging times and to continue to deliver high-caliber programming and services in our community.” Way to go, Andrew, Mary, and all our friends in Portland.

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