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“La poesie? elle n’est pas ou on la croit.  Elle existe en dehors des mots…”

“Poetry?  It isn’t where you think.  It exists outside of words.”  

- Andre Breton


Art is an expression of the soul. 
Through the support of a community of artists, activists, and humanitarians, Spirit Awakening uses meditation, creative writing, improvisation, mentorship, and creative arts to build character and raise self-esteem one child at a time.

Join us on Friday, November 8, 2019 for Spirit

Awakening's Annual Performance Fundraiser
Take a stand for justice - your attendance lifts and supports our most vulnerable children.

Join Host Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith in celebrating the resilience and strength of incarcerated Children at Voices of the Unheard,  a spoken word and performance event on Friday, November 8th, 7:00pm at the Skirball Cultural Center. 

This year, SAF is proud to honor LA County's Chief Probation Officer Terri L. McDonald, Chief Deputy Probation Officer Sheila Mitchell, SAF Board Member India Radfar, and teacher Sue Hayward (who began supporting SAF in our founding year) for their outstanding work and service in LA County's community.