The 17th annual Van Slam Finals Night features Vancouver’s top eight poetry slammers competing for a spot on this yearâ€™s Van Slam team. Poets have been gaining points by placing well at Van Slam throughout the year to qualify for this playoff event. The Van Slam team will represent Van Slam at major tournaments and festivals across North America.
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Truth isâ€¦ has been an individual slam champion and competed on several slam teams. She has participated in several of the Tedx series and has been a four-time performer at “When Sisters Speak”. Truth (as she is known to her friends) has headlined in several conferences focused on social equity, gender equality, youth motivation and the labour movement. She has also recently opened up for Canadian Hip-Hop idol K-OS & legendary activist Angela Davis.