Youth Poet Ambassador of Allegheny County, 2020-2021

Abigail Gallen is a 17 year old rising senior at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School. She is the founder and president of the Social Justice Club at North Allegheny High School, through which she organized phone banks, protests, and political campaigning. She is also a former staff writer for Affinity Magazine and has won awards for her articles focused on social justice. Through her passions in writing, performance, and fashion, Abigail aspires to bring together art and political justice. She hopes to further her studies in fashion internationally and plans to incorporate advocacy in everything she does for the rest of her life.

Read Abigail’s poem “Here, Where They Sing the Blues.

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