Who am I?

I am an award-winning spoken word artist, published poet, and public speaker from Kansas City. I published my first book, Mile Marker 17, at seventeen years old. I am a passionate learner, and I believe one of the best ways to effect change is through dialogue. My mission is to use my words to speak life, encouragement, and hope to everyone I encounter. 

What am I up to right now? 

I am in a new chapter in my life! I graduated from Rockhurst University in 2019 with a major in English (writing and literature) and a minor in Leadership Development. I am the Coordinator, Volunteer Services, of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. One of my greatest desires is to give back to my community. One of the ways I have been serving, albeit socially distanced, is by compiling all of my race-related content onto one page as a free resource to educators and anyone looking to create spaces for dialogue on systemic racism, police brutality, empathy, and ways to to be the change. To learn more about this, see RESOURCES. To learn more about what events I have been participating in, see EVENTS.

©2020 Veronica Clay

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