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Nadia Elbgal named Oakland Youth Poet Laureate for 2022, Kaylan Black receives vice laureate honor

Nadia Elbgal, 18, has been named the 2022 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate, winning a $5,000 college scholarship after beating six other finalists this past Saturday at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater. Elbgal, who graduates from Berkeley High School in June, will represent the Oakland community through poetry, media, and public appearances, according to the Oakland Public […]