Chinaka Hodge

2018 YBCA 100 Honoree

Chinaka Hodge is a poet, educator, playwright and screenwriter. For over a decade, Hodge worked in various capacities at Youth Speaks/The Living Word Project, including as a teaching artist and poet mentor. In addition to educating and writing for the page, Chinaka serves on the Advisory Board at Marin Headlands Center for the Arts, and was named one of KQED’s 2017 Women to Watch.