Poets4ChangeJA-Damali Adele Ife’

Organizer: Damali Adele Ife’

Contact: damaliadele@gmail.com

September List of Events for 100 Thousand Poets and Musicians for Change

 A Nite of Poetry with Music for Change

Venue: Jamnesia

Date: September 1st

Address: Bullbay St.Andrew Jamaica

Time: 10pm-3am

Admission: FREE (food and refreshments for sale)

Donations accepted


A Reflection of Truth in our Children – Featuring Photography by Sabriya Simon and Performances by Poets, Musicians and Dancers

Venue: Bolivar Gallery

Date: September 15

Time: 10am-3pm

Address: 1D Grove Road, Kingston 10

Admission: TBA

Donations accepted


A Nite of Open Mic Performances by Poets and Musicians for Change

Venue: Poetry Society of Jamaica Fellowship

Date: September 25th

Time: 7:30-10pm

Address: Edna Manley College. 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5

Admission: FREE (food and refreshments for sale)

Donations accepted


Speak Lunch – “Hear the Children Silent Cries”

Venue: New Kingston Courtyard

Date: September 28th

Time: 12:30 – 1:30pm

Address: Knutsford Boulevard (courtyard between Pan Caribbean & Jamaica Tourist)

Admission: FREE


Official 100 Thousand Poets & Musicians for Change Event

Jamaica Street Dub Vibe

Venue: Kinston, Ocho Rios, Montego Bay

Date: September 29

Time: Day Long

Address: Various Locations

Admission: FREE

Donations Guide

books, school supplies, clothes, shoes, cases of bottled water & juice,  cases of toiletries , gift certificates


The Jamaica Radical Art Collective aka jamRAC was recently founded by international dub poet d’bi.young anitafrika along with artist-activists Damali Adele Ife and Umoja-Olu, drummer entrepreneur Omaro Mazlyn and scientist-artist Julene Robinson. The organization is comprised of over thirty emerging, mid-career and established Jamaican artists who believe in our country’s ability to be a global leader in culture, critical thinking, and compassionate living. jamRAC is committed to social change through art creation, exploration and dissemination, nationally and internationally. The group curates three major projects annually: 100 Thousand Poets for Change JA, Drumophia (March 2013) Festival, and WORD! SOUND! POWAH! World Dub Poetry Festival (June 2013), along with other small-scale initiatives.


Sponsors & Contact Sheet 



 Poetry Society of Jamaica




The Rastafari Indigenous Village


Independent Voyces


Drumophia Festival


Bolivar Gallery


Jamaica Property Ltd.



100 Thousand Arcs of Noah – Poetry Fellowship – Sept 25, 2012

The Poetry Society of Jamaica presented its September 2012 Fellowship in partnership with 100Thousand Poets & Musicians for Change 2012(100TPC) and in celebration of the life of Trinidadian writer/poet/teacher Wayne Brown. The evening saw featured readings of Brown’s works and reflections on his life by past participants in his workshops. A preview of 100Thousand Poets for Change’s 2012 Street Dub Vibe was also presented, preceded by the Fellowship’s Open Mic & Discussion Segment. Sabriya Simon was the month’s Featured Visual Artist and pieces of her works under the (100TPC 2012) Theme ‘Tell The Children The Truth’ were displayed throughout the evening. These are the highlights.


Dax Lion at 100TPC JA Photos by Randy Richards

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival

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