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EVENT: May 6, CA State Poet Laureate Al Young at De Anza College

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The California History Center Foundation invites you to a reception for California’s Poet Laureate


Tuesday, May 6, 2008
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
California History Center
De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino

Come meet the poet, author, and screenwriter, and enjoy refreshments and good company at the California History Center! Winner of numerous awards for his work in a variety of literary formats, Young has also taught and lectured throughout the nation and the world. He was appointed Poet Laureate of California in 2005.

Al Young will be on campus for the De Anza College LitFest: A Multicultural Literary Arts Festival with funding provided by De Anza College Strategic Planning Community Collaborations Initiative and DASB. Funding for the reception provided by the California History Center Foundation. Additional sponsors include: APAX (Asian Pacific American eXpressions), Institute for Community and Civic Engagement, Language Arts Division, ¡LEAD! (Latina/o empowerment at De Anza), Writing and Reading Center, and Red Wheelbarrow (De Anza’s literary magazine).

Event is wheelchair accessible and open to the public. Parking available in the Flint Center parking structure for $2.00. To RSVP and for more information,
please call Tom Izu at (408) 864-8986


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