They study the art of poetry.
They are young, gifted, talented, and fearless.
They are individuals that work as a team.
They teach 50 middle school students about poetry.
They tell stories of pain, trauma, joy, and family.
They are The Mute Collective.
Camp Freedom Site Director Antonio Vega looks as The Mute Collective Performs.
Why Mute? The poetry speaks for itself.
In the wrong order, Aaliyah, Ginoshka, Chaly, Alyza, Julie, John, and Deja pose for a picture after performing at W/N W/N open mic event in Philadelphia.
The Mute Collective is mostly high school students from Camden, NJ.