July 1, 2017
For Immediate Release:
Green Earth Poets Cafe a Crown Heights, Brooklyn 501 c 3 non profit poetry company, has received a NYC Council Discretionary Funding Fiscal Year 2018 Budget grant in the amount of $25,000. This grant provided by the Honorable NYC Council Member Darlene Mealy 41 CD, through the NYC dept of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) will provide funding for our spoken word open mic poetry series, fund the rental and purchase of equipment for Green Earth Poetry Theater, and provide funding for program in the 41st CD for youth and seniors.
“Council Member Mealy has been a supporter from the beginning of our existence in 2013 and continues her support with this very generous grant. She is and will always be our (s)hero.” says Curtis Harris, Exec Dir Green Earth Poets Cafe.