Dedicated to community building, our mission as a nonprofit organization is to provide our diverse neighborhoods with creative and cultural opportunities. 

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When the task of writing grows inevitably arduous—and seemingly thankless—we must remember why we started. Inspired by George Orwell’s 1946 essay “Why I Write,” this introspective project highlights our motives for writing. Share your story and join the conversation.

Write a 500-word essay explaining why you write. 

Submission fees collected are used to cover administrative costs. By submitting to this project, each participant agrees to be bound by our Conditions and Requirements.

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