Juan Felipe Herrera Reading “Every Day We Get More Illegal” #HispanicHeritageMonth
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month watch this video of Juan Felipe Herrara Reading his poetry. From NEHgov on YouTube:
Juan Felipe Herrera reads his poem “Every day We Get More Illegal” as part of “Incredible Bridges: Poets Creating Community,” a project developed by the Academy of American Poets in partnership with EDSITEment (http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan…), the educational website of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), during the NEH’s 50th anniversary year-long celebration.
Juan Felipe Herrera is the U.S. Poet Laureate. He also serves on the Board of Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets and is director of the Art and Barbara Culver Center for the Arts, a multimedia space in downtown Riverside, California.
Learn more at EDSITEment which also has some great resources for educators!