UntitledJoin The Campaign for New Stories, and support new stories for how we live, make our livings, serve others, heal, create, and celebrate ourselves and our communities. Your gift can make a significant difference in real lives, and can help bring together enduring communities. Givers of $100 or more will receive a limited edition letter-press broadsheet of a poem by Kansas Poet Laureate Emeritus Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg printed by artisan printer Neil Salkind on high-quality paper. This hand-set poem will be mailed out to you in time for the holidays. More here.

Jimmy Santiago BacaPower of Words Conference 2015 early bird rate now available!  Sept. 18-20, 2015, Kansas City (at beautiful Unity Village): Register now for this life-changing conference. Keynoters include writer Jimmy Santiago Baca, playwright Darren Canady, spoken word artists/actors/writers/activists Sha Cage and E.G. Bailey, and poet and writer Xánath Caraza. Call for Proposals Now Out! Click here for details.

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New TLA Foundations Certification: We are thrilled to offer the first TLA certification. Learn more.

New Classes on-line or via skype:  Adventures in Songwriting – Kelley Hunt, Finding Your Voice & Identity in Personal Stories – Regi Carpenter, and Changing the World with Words: TLA Foundations – Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg & Joanna Tebbs Young

Chrysalis: A Journal of Transformative Language Arts’s first issue now out.