Mission and History

Dawn Lundy Martin on stage in conversation with two poets.

 Our mission is to highlight, promote, and share the work of African American and African diasporic poets and to pollinate cross-disciplinary conversation and collaboration. »


Writers fill the front row of an auditorium and listen intently.

Meet Our Team! »

Community Partners

Four adults at a table in a community center draw a poster.

Learn more about partnerships CAAPP is developing with groups that have deep ties to the Pittsburgh arts community. »