• Grantee News

    Get Lit – The 13th Annual Classic Slam Retrospective!

    AN EVENING OF YOUTH SPOKEN WORD POETRY The culmination of Get Lit’s in-school program is the annual Classic Slam — one of the largest youth Spoken Word events in the country. It’s a youthful celebration of fire and feeling, with fresh perspectives that demonstrate storytelling at the highest level. Last week, hundreds of students from […]

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    GET LIT – WORDS IGNITE Receives $1 Million Gift from THE YIELD GIVING OPEN CALL

    Los Angeles, CA. March 19, 2024 – Today, MacKenzie Scott’s Yield Giving announced Get Lit – Words Ignite as one of the Yield Giving Open Call’s awardees working with people and in places experiencing the greatest need in the United States. Get Lit received $1 million. Get Lit – Words Ignite is a Los Angeles-based education nonprofit founded in 2006 by […]

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