"Three people, one voice. As national poetry champions, Morgan Butler, CiCi Felton and Thomas Hill of the DC Youth Slam Team share their stories in a strong, fierce, and inspiring poem. The DC Youth Slam Team uses spoken word poetry to teach and empower teens from the DC metropolitan area to speak up about issues of social justice. With free weekly writing workshops, monthly open mics, poetry slams, and annual travel to regional and national competitions, the team provides training and a platform for talented district youth to develop their poetry and public speaking skills with guidance from mentors and peers. They are the 2014 Champions of the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam, the 2011 Champions of the Ill Quill Youth Slam, and won the 2013 Sister Cities International Arts Award. "