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February 16, 2016

MacArthur Award Recipient

Young Chicago Authors is excited to share incredible news with you, particularly as we kick off the 2016 Louder Than A Bomb Chicago Youth Poetry Festival. This morning, the MacArthur Foundation announced the recipients of its 2016 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. YCA was one of only 14 organizations this year to receive this prestigious honor. The Award has been presented annually

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April 13, 2016

LTAB TEST REGISTRATION

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March 14, 2016

#LTAB2016 Finalists

#LTAB2016 Team and Indy Finalists  Indy Finalists Eve Robinson Charlotte Namakula Lily Craelius Ireon Roach Antwon Funches Lawren Carter Sejahari Villegas Sammy Ortega Onam Lansana Marcus Tabb Luqman Muhammad Mahnoor Jamal Marquis Eason Team Finalists Niles West High School Rebirth Poetry Ensemble Kuumba Lynx Nicholas Senn High School – Senn Arts Team Finals, 3/19, 6pm, The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt

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March 6, 2016

Louder Than A Bomb Semifinalists

March 13th, 10am-9pm at The Metro Chicago LTAB Semi-finals features the top scoring 16 teams in a day long series of bouts. 10a – 12p – Maine East, Walter Payton, Thornwood HS, Kuumba Lynx 1p – 3p – Rebirth/Logan Center, Lane Tech, Merrillville, HS, Jones CP 4p – 6p – YOUmedia, Nicholas Senn, HS Oak Park/River Forest H.S., Brooks CP

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February 28, 2016

#LTAB2016 Quarterfinalists

Louder Than A Bomb Prelims are officially done. Over 110 teams graced the #LTAB2016 stage at Columbia College Chicago, and we are proud to announce #LTAB’s indy and team quarterfinalists. Purchase tickets now to Quarterfinals, happening Malcolm X. College on Saturday March 5th, 2016.  TEAMS Maine East Thornton Rebirth Northside College Prep Phoenix Military Academy Whitney Young Goodman Ed Percy L.

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February 22, 2016

#LTAB2016 Events – Week #2

2-25-16 Bout #36: Neuqua Valley HS, Aqsa School, Nicholas Senn HS, Niles West – SOLD OUT Bout #37: Phoenix Military Academy, Evanston Township HS, Drummond Montessori, Willowbrook, Damayanti Wallace, Haley Cao – SOLD OUT Bout #38: Lane Tech, Chicago Math and Science Academy, East Leyden HS, Alcott College Prep, Luis Ortiz, Edgar Ibarez – Buy Tickets Bout#39: Providence St. Mel, Brooks

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