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Photo Flash: BP Markowitz Welcomes NYC Youth Poet Laureate Ashley August to Borough Hall

February 6
8:31 PM 2013
On Wednesday, February 6, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz welcomed New York City's new Youth Poet Laureate, Ashley August, to Borough Hall. Scroll below for a photo!

Ashley, a native of East Flatbush, is the second consecutive Youth Poet Laureate from Brooklyn, replacing fellow Brooklynite Ishmael Islam. Ashley was joined by Michael Cirelli, executive director of Urban Word NYC-which oversees the Youth Poet Laureate program along with the New York City Campaign Finance Board-and Onida Coward-Mayers, executive director of the New York City Voter Assistance Commission.

Photo Credit: Kathryn Kirk

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Photo Flash: BP Markowitz Welcomes NYC Youth Poet Laureate Ashley August to Borough Hall
Michael Cirelli, executive director, Urban Word NYC; Ashley August; BP Markowitz; Onida Coward-Mayers, executive director, New York City Voter Assistance Commission

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