Fourth Grader from Milwaukee Competed in National Poetry Slam in New York City A Milwaukee fourth grader showed her slam poetry skills to the world on Monday night.

“In 20 years I’ll be in college getting my education that’s how I can make the world a better place, proud protective and passionate I am Pashia,” said Pashia Bowens.

Last week, we introduced you to Pashia Bowens.

The Lafollette student is one of just 15 across the country invited to New York City for the America scores National Poetry Slam.

The after school program has been at Milwaukee Public Schools since 2004.

It uses soccer and poetry to create a positive learning environment.

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