Word Power is a combined force between The JVN Project's monthly open mic and slam series. Throughout the year youth utilize this series to share work and practice performing in tandem with the One Life Workshop Series that are available and open to youth all over Madison.



Open mic & slam series

Participate for a chance

to represent Madison and travel to the 
Poetry Festival,
Brave New Voices

Look out for more information/updates for the 2020-2021 academic year in September by following our social media!

Congratulations to the 2018

Madison, WI Slam Team

Interested in helping us send students to Brave New Voices?

About  The Project

333 East Campus Mall
Suite 3129
Madison, WI 53715-1380

The JVN Project is a collective centered on using the genre and culture of Hip-Hop as a tool of empowerment. It is an organization instituted by students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison inspired by the life of 19-year- old Chicagoan artist and UW-Madison student John Vietnam Nguyễn - emcee, poet, dancer, music engineer, and activist.

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