Joe Davis is a poet, teaching artist, and community organizer based in the Twin Cities. As a spoken word artist he has performed across the country including national music festivals and TEDx talks. As a teacher and community organizer, has lead writing workshops, hosted open mics, and facilitated intercultural dialogues. One of six recepeints of the 2015 Intermedia Verve Spoken Word Artist Grant, he is currently developing a multimedia project exploring artist activism through a documentary, full length CD, and book of original poetry and essays. A lover of chocolate, good books, and cartoons, his work (and play) always serves as a wholehearted invitation into joyful revolution.