• 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.