Teenage Slam Poets Return Home from Washington, D.C. Festival

COLCHESTER, Vt. - A team of four Vermont high school students recently returned home from the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival in Washington, D.C.

"Muslim Girls Making Change" first appeared on Local 44 in April, when the team performed a slam poetry piece live in our studio.

Three of the team members, Balkisa Abdikadir, Lena Ginawi and Kiran Waqar appeared again live on Local 44 Morning Brew Thursday to share their experiences in the nation's capital.


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