Fam Jam 2019

June 4, 2019

Sincere thanks to all of the artists who contributed to the culture of Summer Fam Jam 2019. Love and praise to Russhaun Johnson of New Division Productions for capturing their brilliant artistry! Have a beautiful summer.

2019 Half-Pints Poetry Slam

May 10, 2019

On Tuesday, May 7, Half-Pints poets from 10 elementary schools in Des Moines Public Schools battled with words for the golden boombox at the annual Half-Pints Poetry Slam. Congratulations to Jefferson Elementary for taking home the gold! We are continually grateful for our partnership with 21st Century Community Learning Centers for supporting the program in each school. Much love to Eduardo Arana for capturing the magic.