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Faith Santilla

About this Artist

Faith Santilla is an award-winning poet who came to national recognition when she won her first-ever poetry slam during Dominique DiPrima's radio show on 92.3 in Los Angeles in 1998. Aside from her work being cited in numerous high school and college classrooms across the country, Faith's work has been published in various scholarly articles, anthologies and books, including DJ Kuttin' Kandi's "Empire of Funk,” Fred Ho's "Legacy to Liberation," and was featured in the groundbreaking 1997 documentary, "Beats, Rhymes and Resistance: Filipinos and hip-hop in Los Angeles.” Faith has been a labor and community organizer for over 20 years.