30 Poems in November! is a literary fundraiser in support of literacy programs at Center for New Americans.
This year, with the bold leadership of Co-Chairs Abigail Warren and Elsa Phillippi Cline, we hope to raise $50,000.
Funds raised help to support free classes and services for our community's immigrants. Some Center for New Americans teachers and immigrant students also write poems in November.
Writers commit to write one poem a day for the 30 days of November. Some poems reflect on the immigrant experience; others paint a picture or tell a story.
Friends and family provide support by donating a dollar amount for each poem ($1 x 30 poems = $30).
A Reading & Celebration at the Poetry Center at Smith College is scheduled for Thursday December 14. To read, writers must raise or donate at least $100.
Create your own personal fundraising page here.
Or, donate to 30 Poems in November! using the form below. You can make a general event contribution, or you can support one of the participating writers who are listed on the side of this page. Click on the writer's name and make a donation on his/her personal campaign page.
To donate or sponsor the event as a business, please click the box below where it says "I am contributing on behalf of an organization" and a new form will open.
Center for New Americans thanks our business sponsors: Broadside Bookshop, Wohl Family Dentistry, Paul & Elizabeth's, Sasson Turnbull Ryan and Hoose, and the Jones Realty Group for their kind support.