Maddy “MADlines” Clifford is a rapper, writer, educator and youth advocate. She holds an MFA from Mills College, has independently released two EPs, and shared her work widely, including opening for Souls of Mischief and workshopping her poetry with Willie Perdomo.

MADlines currently teaches poetry classes with incarcerated youth in San Francisco.

Her ultimate goal is to leave an indelible footprint in a shifting cultural landscape, one in which young people’s dreams for peace can take root.

Maddy was on Next Level Team Uganda.