Make a difference for equality

Poets make a difference for equality

The challenge

Write a poem about equality that you can perform in one minute or less.

Right to Be by Amy León

Read Right to Be here.

Amy Leon is a musician, poet and educator.

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By Sarah Crossan

Read Everyone Who Cares.

Sarah is a poet, writer and the Children's Laureate for Ireland.

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Make a difference for human rights through poetry

You can Make a Difference in a Minute by writing a human rights poem that you can perform in one minute or less. 

We would love to receive your written poems and performances responding to our Words That Burn theme. The current theme is LGBTI rights through poetry and our poetry action is for trans activist Sakris Kupila.

You can submit your poem in written form or as an audio clip or video clip that is one minute or less. A selection of poems will be chosen for showcase on our website. We will let you know if your poem is chosen.

Make a difference with us 

We exist to protect individuals wherever justice, fairness, freedom and truth are denied. Promoting equality is fundamental to our mission.

Find out more about our campaigns and how you can get involved. If you are aged 14 years or over you can become a member for as little as £5 a year (youth membership aged 14-18).

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