As an artist/organizer, Reyes performs internationally and facilitates educational workshops on the topic of merging creative expression and critical thought. His mission is to provide a participatory educational environment through poetry and hip-hop to address issues of social justice and cultural identity.
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Reyes’s background as a field worker in Michigan and a community activist in both Chicago and New York has added multiple layers to his Chican@/Latino identity. His work has been featured on HBO, Latin Nation, PBS documentary Dream Makers, Chicago Public Radio, National Public Radio, Pacifica and WBAI.
He has performed at 1,500 institutions including: United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, National Council of La Raza, Conference, National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, Latino Ivy League Conference and the NAACP. He has worked with Dr. Cornell West, Lolita Lebron, Dolores Huerta, Oliver Stone, John Leguizamo, and Kanye West.
-National Council of La Raza LIDERES Conference
-United States Hispanic Leadership Institute
-National Conference on Race and Ethnicity
-Latino Ivy League Conference
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poet, speaker and educator.
Working in the Lab! These youth are amazingly talented! #reyespoetry
Working with these boyz!!! New Track!
In Detroit! At Fiesta Boricua! #freeoscarlopezrivera
In the studio with the homie Knoxx! New track coming soon! Featuring @lahtere sending the beat tonight!!
As a Latino it is important for me to support #justiceformikebrown . What is the value of black and brown life? When I see images of his life less body I see anyone of my brothers or cousins. #solidarity
In route to Detroit wtf.
Bye Chicago! Next stop Detroit! #nonstop #reyespoetry
Waiting to see the Minster with @jasiri_x and Brother Ali!
Meeting about a new video on youth violence in Chicago! #reyespoetry #clemente
Such a powerful group of artists I was so honored to be a guest! Thanks to brother Abel and the Nation for making me feel so welcomed! #reyespoetry @jasiri_x
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