BRING HIM HOME: A POEM DEDICATED TO OSCAR LOPEZ RIVERA
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
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poet, speaker and educator.
Come by now!!!! #Detroit Video shoot and party! #reyespoetry
#Detroit nights building and creating! #reyespoetry
Great gathering! Come by the house going late! #reyespoetry #Detroit
Backyard bbq! #Detroit #reyespoetry
Come by our crib for a 4th OF YOU LIE! Gathering and BBQ! Help us build community! 6PM on down! Food! Drink! Beer! And Community! All invited! #Detroit
Working on the cribo all day today! Come by if you got some time to help. Tomorrows 4th of YOU LIE Bbq!!! 6pm on down!! 646 450 4014 #reyespoetry
Got a flashlight award for bringing the light! Third award / recognition in Michigan! Feels good to be home! Thank you to all the organizers, community members and artist out here grindin in our hoods! #reyespoetry #reyesfordachildren #poetlife
Getting acknowledged for our work in the hood! Thanks for the awards! COC! #reyesfordachildren #reyespoetry
Looking forward to performing at her festival this summer! #reyespoetry
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