Inspired Word Cafe Society (IWC) is a community arts-organization that provides accessible performance poetry and literary arts events, training, and workshops for professional and amateur writers and performers across the Okanagan.
To be the largest provider of high calibre performance poetry in British Columbia.
- To foster the awareness, exploration and development of contemporary performance poetry, competitive slams, and literary arts in the Okanagan Valley
- To be an educating organization presenting contemporary performance and literary arts issues and practices in the form of public presentations, workshops, and activities.
- To be a networking organization that breaks down barriers between communities locally, nationally, and internationally.
- To support, respect, and honour all community members
-To benefit the entire community by contributing to the cultural, social and economic vitality of the Okanagan Valley through our activities.