Life is Living, a national campaign of Youth Speaks Inc. that generates partnerships between diverse and underserved communities, green action agencies, local community groups, urban environmental activists, and the contemporary arts world, is back in the city of Oakland!!! Expect yet another amazing festival with countless activities and performances but what makes Life is Living a standout event is you. Come see yourself reflected through the community of Oakland. Spread the word, grow the movement.
A FREE Celebration of Urban Life Through Hip-Hop, Intergenerational Health, and Environmental Action. Music concert featuring QUESTLOVE + PETE ESCOVEDO JAZZ ORCHESTRA + LOS RAKAS.
Saturday October 8th | Oakland CA | 11 AM – 5 PM
Defremery Park // 1651 West Adeline (Btw 16th and 18th)
Life is Living encompasses a series of six-hour inter-disciplinary, intergenerational, eco-equity festivals in neglected parks in underserved neighborhoods around the country. Previous cities include Oakland, CA; Harlem, NY; and Chicago, IL & Houston, TX.
National funders include Columbia Foundation, Irvine Foundation, East Bay Community Fund, Doris Duke Charitable Fund, Center for Cultural Innovation, and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts.