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"Voices of Power, Voices of Imagination" Poetry Slam

COCC Campus, Wille Hall

Friday, April 12
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

All poets please pre-register at https://forms.gle/bFbdYRFnHZ4z5hRT8.

Moderated by Aaron Rasheed, COCC student and veteran, and Vim Mello, local activist, poet, and spoken word host.

Judged by:

  • Lexi Constantino, COCC Physics and Engineering Assistant Professor
  • Whitney Oliva, COCC Biology Lab Specialist
  • Ivy Sotello, ASCOCC President and COCC Student
  • James Petersen, COCC Student


"Imagine and Empower" an Evening with COCC Student and Alumni Poets

COCC is proud to host student and alumni poets Aaron Rasheed, Londale Dhesi, Ivy Sotelo, Sloan Cassidy, and Ama Garza. Bola Gbadebo, multimedia journalist and Sunrise co-anchor at NewsChannel 21 and poet, will moderate the Q&A with the poets.

COCC Campus, Barber Library West Wing

Thursday, April 25
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Watch from the Redmond Campus in the Redmond Student Commons, Madras Campus in the Madras Campus Community Room, and the Prineville Campus in PRI112.

Light refreshments provided at all events.


In advance of College events, persons needing accommodation or transportation because of a physical or mobility disability should contact Caitlyn Gardner at 541-383-7237.
For accommodation because of other disability such as hearing impairment, contact Disability Services at 541-383-7583.