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Carlos Andrés Gómez: Diversity, Equity, & Healthy Masculinity

Carlos Andrés Gómez: Diversity, Equity, & Healthy Masculinity

He has performed and delivered keynotes at more than 800 colleges and universities across 47 U.S. states, collaborated with John Legend on a project to counteract bullying, co-starred in the Spike Lee film Inside Man with Denzel Washington, and drew a standing ovation at the Obama White House. A former social worker and public school teacher, Carlos is a passionate advocate for healthy masculinity and equity and inclusion. He is also the International Book Award-winning author of the poetry collection Fractures (selected by Pulitzer Prize-winning former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey as the winner of the 2020 Felix Pollak Prize) and the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood (Penguin Random House, 2012). A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, you may recognize Carlos from his viral poems, “What Latino Looks Like,” “Where are you really from?” and others, which have garnered more than 10 million views online.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, Carlos was named 2021 Georgia Author of the Year, 2016 Best Diversity Artist by Campus Activities Magazine, and Artist of the Year at the 2009 Promoting Outstanding Writers Awards. He is a proud Colombian American and father of two.

Featured quote:
The question, “Where are you from?” –– in our current America –– is a slur disguised with a question mark.

Testimonial:
“Carlos was by far the most engaging and inspiring poet I have ever seen.”
–Drew Donica, Lawrence University

Website: http://www.CarlosLive.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CarlosOnTour/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CarlosAGLive
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/CarlosAGLive/

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He has performed and delivered keynotes at more than 800 colleges and universities across 47 U.S. states, collaborated with John Legend on a project to counteract bullying, co-starred in the Spike Lee film Inside Man with Denzel Washington, and drew a standing ovation at the Obama White House. A former social worker and public school teacher, Carlos is a passionate advocate for healthy masculinity and equity and inclusion. He is also the International Book Award-winning author of the poetry collection Fractures (selected by Pulitzer Prize-winning former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey as the winner of the 2020 Felix Pollak Prize) and the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood (Penguin Random House, 2012). A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, you may recognize Carlos from his viral poems, “What Latino Looks Like,” “Where are you really from?” and others, which have garnered more than 10 million views online.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, Carlos was named 2021 Georgia Author of the Year, 2016 Best Diversity Artist by Campus Activities Magazine, and Artist of the Year at the 2009 Promoting Outstanding Writers Awards. He is a proud Colombian American and father of two.

Featured quote:
The question, “Where are you from?” –– in our current America –– is a slur disguised with a question mark.

Testimonial:
“Carlos was by far the most engaging and inspiring poet I have ever seen.”
–Drew Donica, Lawrence University

Website: http://www.CarlosLive.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CarlosOnTour/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CarlosAGLive
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/CarlosAGLive/

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Carlos Andrés Gómez: Diversity, Equity, & Healthy Masculinity

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He has performed and delivered keynotes at more than 800 colleges and universities across 47 U.S. states, collaborated with John Legend on a project to counteract bullying, co-starred in the Spike Lee film Inside Man with Denzel Washington, and drew a standing ovation at the Obama White House. A former social worker and public school teacher, Carlos is a passionate advocate for healthy masculinity and equity and inclusion. He is also the International Book Award-winning author of the poetry collection Fractures (selected by Pulitzer Prize-winning former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey as the winner of the 2020 Felix Pollak Prize) and the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood (Penguin Random House, 2012). A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, you may recognize Carlos from his viral poems, “What Latino Looks Like,” “Where are you really from?” and others, which have garnered more than 10 million views online.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, Carlos was named 2021 Georgia Author of the Year, 2016 Best Diversity Artist by Campus Activities Magazine, and Artist of the Year at the 2009 Promoting Outstanding Writers Awards. He is a proud Colombian American and father of two.

Featured quote:
The question, “Where are you from?” –– in our current America –– is a slur disguised with a question mark.

Testimonial:
“Carlos was by far the most engaging and inspiring poet I have ever seen.”
–Drew Donica, Lawrence University

Website: http://www.CarlosLive.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CarlosOnTour/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CarlosAGLive
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/CarlosAGLive/

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