Green Windows' mission: To
provide creative writing workshops offering growth, healing,
empowerment, self-discovery, and community to diverse writers,
prioritizing those needing the most support including low-literacy,
low-income, and at-risk youth and adults.
the firm belief that art and creativity are vital to social justice,
Green Windows would like to partner with community organizations to
demonstrate the essential role literary art can play in increasing
literacy, bringing diverse people together, and giving a voice to the
Green Windows is a partner in the Oakland Youth Poet Laureate project. The deadline to apply to be the third Oakland Youth Poet Laureate is April 7, 2014. As part of the project, the Oakland Public Library is hosting a series of free poetry workshops.
Neighborwords, a collection of writing from workshops in West Oakland, 2010- 2012, can be bought at cost on Lulu.com.