About Get Lit
Get Lit – Words Ignite, founded by Diane Luby Lane in 2006, is a nationally recognized organization made to reach at-risk teens, stem dropout rates, and spark dramatically increased literacy among youth.
Fusing the power of classic poetry with the spoken word movement, Get Lit places the greatest poets of our time in dialogue with our youth.
Through programs that foster cultural understanding, creative self-expression & performance technique, Get Lit reaches over 20,000 at-risk teens each year who are able to transform their lives, their families, and their communities through art and social social consciousness.
Get Lit-Words Ignite is a 501(c)(3) organization and 100% supported through volunteerism and donations.