Outspoken Bean is a Writers in the Schools (WITS) evangelist and their program coordinator. He is also the head-coach for Meta-4 Houston and the founder of the Space City Slam Series. With him is Analicia Sotelo, the communications strategist for WITS.
WITS engages Houston-area youths, ages 13 to 19, to perform in the Space City Slam Series which is the largest youth poetry slam competition in Texas. 6 finalists will represent Houston at the 20th annual Brave New Voices International.
WITS also has summer writing camps for children and you might be interested in having one of their teachers come to your children's school to teach workshops. For information, go to their website: www.witshouston.org