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From Homer 2 Hip Hop is City Lore’s unique Poetry Program, with a focus on poetry and oral traditions from around the world and the role of poetry in the everyday lives of people. It encompasses in-school residency programs, assembly performances, background on a variety of poetry traditions and duel traditions, lesson plans, videos, and other resources for educators, poets, and poetry lovers. 


If you have questions or would like more information about H2HH, please contact the Project Co-Director Sahar Muradi at

Made possible with generous support from the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation, with additional funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

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Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the above organizations.

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