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SpokenHeard with Cole Rodriguez and Susan Dobbe Chase

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Cole Rodriguez is a mother, sister, friend, writer, teacher, activist, and lover of rhyme. She has been teaching students of all ages for over 14 years. Covering a vast range of subjects, her use of interactive methodology governs most of the classrooms she leads.As a performance poet, she has captured audience's attention as a slam winner at Cambridge’s Lizard Lounge and Manhattan’s Nuyorican Café. She has appeared at Harvard University and Critical Breakdown, Boston's only all-age ship hop event. She has featured for Soulkore and BloodSkinLand Productions, Berklee College of Music, The Providence Black Repertory Company, and Rhode Island’s annual Sound Session event. As a member of the Lizard Lounge Slam Team for the last two years, she has traveled nationally to share work across the country and represented at the Individual World Poetry Slam.Passionate about working with young people, Cole performs regularly at community events and conducts workshops for schools in the Greater Boston area. She is currently at work on her first book. She loves to dance salsa, is an avid Celtics fan and is a beast in the kitchen.