Your support and contributions will go toawrds a short flim called "DEAR PAISLYN". based off of Phylli V's published Journal. Your generous donation will fund our this increadble short flim.
Phylli V is a mom, poet, author, community activist and teaching artist out of Yonkers, New York. Phylli has been performing and teaching spoken word for over ten years. She performs with a group called “Jazz and Poetry Choir Collective,” where the members bring experience, narrative and playfulness to the concert stage, taking the art of spoken word fused with jazz to a new level. Phylli is known for her involvement with Blue Door Art Center where she founded the first teen poetry open mic in downtown Yonkers. As of 2017 she co-founded an open mic series called UpTownTalk that currently serves, Uptown Bronx NY.
She also continues to be a force in her community, as a board member of Bravehearts Move NY, as well as, the Director of Childern programming at Blue Door Art Center. She Yonkers Community Action Program, a non profit organization that combats poverty and empowers youth. She studied communications at Borough of Manhattan Community College. She's currently a co-host of the weekly podcast “Rose Above It.” Phylli utilizes her various platforms to shine a light on controversial issues such as racism, sexism and other adversities that youth and young adults face in urban communities.
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