Carvens Lissaint:
"Put the financial aid in the bag"

TED-Ed · 5:05 · Filmed Nov 2011

At TEDYouth 2011, performance artist Carvens Lissaint shows how to use language, metaphor and imagery to express a powerful idea — as in this spoken-word performance, a stirring plea to make college education more accessible.

Performance artist
Carvens Lissaint is a slam poet, performance artist, and member of the Hip Hopera Theater troupe. Full bio