-Performances & keynotes at over 1,500 institutions globally-
As a poet, artist and organizer, Reyes performs internationally and facilitates educational performances and workshops by 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.
His work has been featured on HBO, CNN, PBS, The Chicago Tribunes Hoy Noticias, Latin Nation, Chicago Public Radio, National Public Radio, Pacifica, WBAI, and Democracy Now.
As an interdisciplinary artist he has worked with national activist, organizers, educators and artists such as: Dr. Cornel West, Lolita Lebron, Dolores Huerta, Oliver Stone, Minster Louis Farrakhan, and Kanye West, to name a few.
Featured Speaker at:
-Million Man March 2015
-National Council of La Raza LIDERES Conference
-United States Hispanic Leadership Institute
-National Conference on Race and Ethnicity
- Festival Of Students And Youth
-U.S. Social Forum
-Latino Ivy League Conference
-The White Privilege Conference
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New members of the fam!
@tainaasili #reyespoetry We are hitting the road to work on issues such as #prisonerjustice #politicalprisoner #freemumia #freeoscarlopez Still filling dates!!!
The young brothers @awkwardtheory just made the blog @singersroom thanks for covering our movement! #Detroit
Just made this list in the Source for the project I did with @tainaasili for our contribution to the #blacklivesmatter movement an honor to even be mentioned on a list with the likes of Kendrick, Common, Lauren Hill to name a few! #reyespoetry
A few upcoming shows! If I'm scheduled to be in your area feel free to reach out! And share with those interested #reyespoetry
This project brought together generations of young people I work with from my brothers @samvega365 (director) @gabebarham @jriveraphoto @awkwardtheory @chosen1films It was a #Chicago #Detroit I am so proud to have produced this with my partner @wild_n_unruly link to the full video in the bio!!! Please share
Working on that #novacancy release! @awkwardtheory #awkwardtheory2016
Booked 11 shows so far for the spring! Looking to add 9 more!!! #reyespoetry
#novacancy #detroit @samvega365 thanks for all your hard work!!! @awkwardtheory