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Life is Living (Online Event)

The Life is Living Festival is officially on for 2021. There are so many exciting opportunities for us to gather online and in-person this year, so get into the schedule below and be sure to register to attend.


Friday | September 17 *Zoom

Edutainment for Equity presents Educating the Black Child Series

Friday | October 1 *Online

ArtEsteem's 23rd Annual Exhibition - Reflections of Me and My World 2021

Friday | October 1 *Online

Youth Speaks Presents Under 21 Open Mic and Teen Poetry Slam

Friday | October 1 - 31 *Live

Black Panthers Party History Month Art Exhibit @ Joyce Gordon Gallery

Friday | October 8th - Sunday | October 10th

Life is Living Festival *Online

Register on Eventbrite, or view on Youth Speaks YouTube Channel


Africa In Oakland Dance Classes

The Center for Cultural Power’s Oakland Futures Project

BAOBOB (Bay Area Organization of Black Owned Businesses)

Youth Speaks Bigger Picture Campaign - Survival Pending Revolution

Yak Dance Battle

Emily Butterfly’s Kid Zone

People’s Kitchen Collective

Celebrations & Dedications Presented by Oakhella

Townfuturists/Dark Star Universe

Antique Naked Soul’s Diamond and Bullets Listening Party

Life is Living/Cal Shakes’ Sowers & Seeds Featuring Toshi Regon and Guests

Life is Living/Çal Shakes’ Theater Stage featuring the Acorn Commissions

Destiny Arts

Alphabet Rockers

Life is Living Mainstage

Saturday | October 9th *Live

Safe outdoor activities for youth and teens

Lil Bobby Hutton Park

Townpark Skate Lessons

Yak Dance Battle

Makers Table with The Crucible

Free Community Covid Testing

Saturday | October 16 *Live

Black Coffee/Moody Mann presented by Oakhella, HOTBOX, VATE & FACTORY93

The Bridge Yard, Oakland

Saturday | October 23 *Live

Black Panther Party 55th Anniversary

Lil Bobby Hutton Park

Sunday | October 24 *Live

The Kid Zone Walking Tour

Sunday | October 24 *Live

Huey P. Newton Dedication - Ninth and Center streets in West Oakland

Monday | October 25 *Live

Goldbeams Fourth Mondays

California Ballroom, Oakland

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