Event Promotion: Wake Up Winston – Advocate Day and Open Mic Night

Safe Zone in Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine and the Offices of Inclusion and Diversity and Student Inclusion and Diversity at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center cordially invite you to participate on Friday October 6, 2017 in our Wake Up Winston Advocate Day and Open Mic Night featuring Donovan Livingston as MC. 

This event will serve as a community celebration of diversity and inclusion and unite advocates and allies. This event will give our community members space to express their experiences and feelings through a variety of artistic expressions AND empower advocates and allies to show their solidarity. We are inviting you to participate in this community event. This is an open mic night with the goal of providing a safe space to both celebrate diversity, inclusion, and equity, as well as engage in constructive dialogue, provide awareness, and connect with each other to rise above experiences of injustice and inequity both in medicine and in the world around us.


What: Open mic/Poetry slam will allow people to share whatever they want about advocacy/diversity/discrimination/injustice/inequity etc. in whatever form they want such as spoken word, song, rap, storytelling, poetry, art, music, dance, etc.

Who: Winston Salem Community

MC: Harvard graduate, author of Lift Off, poet, and diversity advocate Donovan Livingston.  See his viral speech at https://youtu.be/9XGUpKITeJM

When: Friday October 6, 2017 from 7-10pm

Where: Krankies, 211 3rd Str. E, Winston-Salem, NC

Cost: $15 at the door – Entry includes 2 drink/dessert tickets (alcoholic or nonalcoholic) and appetizers. All proceeds will go towards furthering diversity and inclusion efforts in the Winston Salem community. Pre-sale tickets have sold out!

Follow this link if you are interested in performing: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScGQ-Wj7Sd2Tp2fyQt8NfRjpCLcqqglK6-dt6FU1veb7LSNcw/viewform

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