Big Class's mission is to cultivate and support the voices of New Orleans' writers ages 6-18 through creative collaborations with schools and communities.
The Pizza Poetry Project celebrates National Poetry Month and the power of youth voices by publishing poems by New Orleans’ young writers onto pizza boxes. Order pickup or delivery on Friday, April 27th, from any of these pizza joints to get a poem: Mid City Pizza, Pizza Delicious, Theo's Pizza, Reginelli's, Homegrown Pizza, The Midway
There Is No School Without Us contains nearly 100 student and teacher reflections and offers varying, unedited accounts of their experiences. This book is for anybody who works, attends, or cares about elementary and secondary schools in New Orleans. Written and Edited by the Young Writers Council.
Construction of the 826 New Orleans Youth Writing Center is in full swing! When we open, the Center will allow us to double the students we serve annually through our innovative approach to literacy.
Big Class offers free, high-quality creative writing programs to over 1,500 students annually, made possible by your generous support.