Spoken word performance Oct. 24

The Cultural Awarness Cenetr is located inside the Student Center on campus. Trevon Johnson | trejohn@gmail.com

Spoken word artist Fong will be performing at City College on Oct. 24 and will follow up with a writing workshop for students.

The performance will take place in the Cultural Awareness Center from noon to 1 p.m., and the workshop will take place from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

According to event organizers, Fong is a second-generation Vietnamese American graduate of U.C. Berkeley who was raised in Sacramento. His poetry focuses on giving a voice to individuals who may feel marginalized or powerless.

He often writes about shared experiences of life and the world from the perspective of someone who has experienced adversity and came out ahead of the curve.

More information is available by contact the Cultural Awareness Center at (916) 558-2152.