As an artist/organizer, Reyes performs internationally and facilitates educational workshops on the topic of merging creative expression and critical thought. His mission is to provide a participatory educational environment through poetry and hip-hop to address issues of social justice and cultural identity.
Reyes’s background as a field worker in Michigan and a community activist in both Chicago and New York has added multiple layers to his Chican@/Latino identity. His work has been featured on HBO, Latin Nation, PBS documentary Dream Makers, Chicago Public Radio, National Public Radio, Pacifica and WBAI.
He has performed at 1,500 institutions including: United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, National Council of La Raza, Conference, National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, Latino Ivy League Conference and the NAACP. He has worked with Dr. Cornell West, Lolita Lebron, Dolores Huerta, Oliver Stone, John Leguizamo, and Kanye West.
Featured Speaker at: -National Council of La Raza LIDERES Conference - United States Hispanic Leadership Institute -National Conference on Race and Ethnicity -Latino Ivy League Conference
NEW VIDEO - IN SEARCH FOR THE LIGHT - REYES X DJ O-ZONE
Introducing Reyes First time visiting? Want to learn what Reyes can offer your event or institution. Introducing Reyes is a quick summary of his work as a poet, speaker and educator.
Quick behind the scenes of #BringHimHome national launch 1. 6 .15 ! Composed @djo_zone directed @samjvega poem @reyespoetry #BringOscarHome #FreeOscar #BringOscarLopezHome #FreePuertoRico #FreeAllPoliticalPrisoners
#Gift4Oscar help share our video! #BringHimHome national launch 1.6.15 !!! #BringHimHome composed @djo_zone directed @samjvega poem @reyespoetry #FreePuertoRico #FreeAllPoliticalPriaoners #
Just picked me up a Triple F.A.T. Goose! Thanks Liz!!
Only a few more weeks!!! 1.6.15 #BringHimHome
Out January 6th #BringHimHome #BringOscarHome #Gift4Oscar
#BringHimHome previews went so well! Thank you! Everyone that made it happen! I'm looking forward to the national launch 1.6.15 #gift4oscar #FreeOscarLopez directed @samjvega composed @djo_zone poem @reyespoetry
Just another day in the #Bay! Running around the city!!! #reyespoetry
#BringHimHome national launch! 1.6.15 !!! This is our #GiftForOscar ! #FreeOscarLopez composed @djo_zone directed @samjvega poem @reyespoetry
I want to thank everyone who helped w/ #BringHimHome. Our national previews are finished! Thank you @djo_zone & @samjvega both of your skills and abilities are on the vanguard of modern production. I believe we created something classic! 1-6-15 National Launch! #FreeOscarLopez & #BringHimHome