Tea Engagements are a cabaret of first person narratives, music, new poetry works responding to Poems from Guantanamo, and an array guest speakers including legal activists, academics, and community members talking about war, detention, and love. Guests will be invited to sit at small tables and sip tea throughout the event. | Limited to 60 people. Please RSVP at the links below ASAP.

Special Guests

Tauseef Akbar, Ben Thompson, Aliya Hana Hussain, Baher Azmay, James Yee, Kathy Kelly, Larry Siems, Poetry from the youth group Fresh Expressions, and tea by Sadia Nawab and Seemi Choudhry, and more


Special Guests

Bart de Kroon, Jeremiah Day, Ben Thompson, Jerica Arents, Marie Shebeck, Marc Falkoff, Gerald Hankerson, poetry by Fatimah Asghar, Ladan Osman, and Roger Reeves, tea by Aliya Hana Hussain, and more


Special Guests

Aziz Haq, Ash Kyrie, James Yee, Ben Thompson, Kathy Kelly, Sarah Ross, Tom Ginsburg, poetry by Warrior Writers, tea by Michael Rakowitz, music from DJ Mel L. Da Misfit, and more