KVRU’s Rebroadcast of 2018 Pongo Interview

KVRU’s Rebroadcast of 2018 Pongo Interview

Amani Sawari speaking at Pongo's 20th Anniversary celebration in 2018
Amani Sawari, Pongo-Detention Project Lead, 2018

In this hour-long program, Jim CantΓΊ has a captivating interview with Pongo Founder, Richard Gold, and 2018’s Detention Project Lead Amani Sawari.

Hear Amani’s journey from Poetry Mentor to Project Lead and about her process writing with youth in Detention; hear Richard’s perspective on the work and it’s intersection with trauma; and, of course, listen to poems from youth that devastate and inspire.

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This interview was broacast on 105.7 FM (KVRU) ‘s Heart & Soul Program , hosted by Jim CantΓΊ and Pongo Pal, Georgia McDade. Tune in to hear more “diverse voices from Southeast Seattle”.