Partners and Logos
The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with U.S. state arts agencies to support Poetry Out Loud , a contest that encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage.
Poetry Out Loud curriculum materials include the online poetry anthology, a comprehensive teacher’s guide, a DVD of National Finals performances, lesson plans, and promotional and media guides. Hard copies of materials are free for teachers participating in the official program.
Official Poetry Out Loud Graphics for all your contest and publicity needs are available online, here.
The National Endowment for the Arts was established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government.
To date, the NEA has awarded more than $4 billion to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. The NEA extends its work through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector. Complete Logo Guidelines, here.
The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It has embarked on an ambitious plan to bring the best poetry before the largest possible audiences.
WCVE is the largest locally owned and operated media company in the region, each week reaching more than 300,000 people throughout central Virginia of every age, demographic and economic circumstance. WCVE PBS, WCVW PBS, lifestyle channel WCVE Create and international program channel MHz Worldview serve the Richmond community with television programming, while 88.9 WCVE provides NPR programming, classical music and jazz for radio listeners on our HD1 main channel. WCVE NewsTalk provides BBC News, and NPR talk shows on 88.9 HD2. 88.9 WCVE HD1 also serves radio listeners on 89.1 WNVC in the Northern Neck and on 90.1 WMVE in Chase City. They serve the Charlottesville community with television programming on WHTJ PBS, WHTJ Create and MHz Worldview. IdeaStations.org provides all of central Virginia with additional content for lifelong learners of all ages.
Virginia Education Association (VEA) is a statewide community of more than 50,000 teachers and school support professionals working for the betterment of public education in the Commonwealth. First organized in 1863, VEA has consistently advocated for quality instruction and curriculum, adequate funding, and excellent working conditions for Virginia public employees.
The Vision of the VEA is: "A great public school for every child in the Commonwealth of Virginia."
Virginia Commission for the Arts was established in 1968 as an agency of state government to support and stimulate excellence in all of the arts, in their full cultural and ethnic diversity, and to make the arts accessible to all Virginians. Complete Logo Guidelines, here.
The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry
Foundation have partnered with U.S. state arts agencies to support Poetry
Out Loud, a contest that encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage.
Complete Logo Guidelines, here.