Oakland Terminal’s Free Youth Arts Program: We Are One Bad-Ass Mutha, $7,500
March 12, 2016 1-6pm
Location: Oakland Terminal Art Gallery, 2600 Union St. West Oakland, CA 94607
In celebration of International Women’s Day, this event will feature interactive art installations, poetry, music, dance, healing, paintings, prints, photography, and film from local women of color. The program pays tribute to the powerful role of mothers in shaping the lives of their children and everyone around them, and encourages participants to look at motherhood in a new way that is healing and transformative.
Impact Hub Oakland: Breaking the Silence Town Hall on Women and Girls of Color, $10,500
February 27, 2016 12:00 – 4:00pm
Location: Impact Hub Oakland 2323 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Breaking the Silence Town Hall is a powerful day of action and restoration as girls and women of color speak across a range of issues including displacement, education, interpersonal and inter-communal violence, and criminalization. The goal is to create the space for local decision makers to listen to the challenges and daily experiences of girls and women of color in our community. By elevating their unique experiences and centering their leadership, we aim to creatively and collectively identify opportunities for intervention.