POV Open Mic in Phx

I Am Root Co. will be teaming up with the RISE staff to put on a monthly open-mic. This evening will also feature ‘Local + On The RISE’ which includes one hour of Locals only music.  For more information or to send in your music for consideration, email media_iarco@outlook.com ​​   Info: Date: 06/08/18 Time: 730 – 10pm Format: Public Open-Mic Location: RISE Craft Coffee + Eatery – 918 N 5th St. Phx, AZ IARCO: http://www.iamrootco.com | @iamrootco RISE: @RISECraftCoffee   Advertisements Continue reading POV Open Mic in Phx

Just Jae – Second Place Winner of the Spring 2018 Poetry Contest

Help us congratulate our 2nd Place Winner for the Rooted Minds Blog Spring 2018 Poetry Contest.  Topic: Fresh Starts and Second Chances.  A message from Jae:  Thank you again for the access… this opportunity allowed me to create something new, and fresh. The affirmation around it provides me inspiration and strength. ​​  About Me: Just Jae is a native of Cincinnati (OH) but is a Child of the World. This seasoned sistah celebrates the power of well-placed words. As a published poet, she believes storysharing will save the world and supplies poetic testimony as her personal contribution. You can find … Continue reading Just Jae – Second Place Winner of the Spring 2018 Poetry Contest

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Makayla Nunn – Winner of Spring Poetry Contest

Hey Root Family, meet the 1st Place Winner of our Spring 2018 Poetry Contest! Topic: Fresh Starts and Second Chances.  ​   About me : I’ve only been in Arizona for a year, originally from California! I’m 21 years old.  In my free time I write or paint. I’m currently working on my very first look book! It will be hand painted thrifted items!  Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/lil.noodlehead/ Read Makayla’s 1st Place Poem Scoring 61/75 How can I succeed in a community filled with poverty ?  With these thoughts and voices in my head attacking me ?   I take a hit, just one … Continue reading Makayla Nunn – Winner of Spring Poetry Contest