LindoYes (he/him), is a dyslexic spoken word poet born, raised and lives in Philadelphia. He has been featured in the Philly Weekly, Philadelphia Inquirer, Button Poetry, and Def Poetry Jam to name a few. Lindo poetry has expanded to short animations, gumball machines and plays where he has centered black existence, mental health and fantasy/scifi. He was the recipient of the 2023 Jackie Robinson awarded by Color of Change and the 2023 “Change Maker” award by Uptown Standards.