This year's Life is Living Festival will be a hybrid model of online events and safe outdoor acrivities for youth at Lil Bobby Hutton Park (1651 Adeline St., Oakland). To give you the best Life is Living possible, we've expanded online programming for a whole month! Check here for updates and changes.


Edutainment for Equity Presents

Educating the Black Child Series

Friday, September 17 on Zoom

Black Panther Party History Month Art Exhibit

October 1 - October 31
Joyece Gordon Gallery (406 14th St, Oakland)

The first event, on Friday, Oct. 1, at Oakland's Joyce Gordon Art Gallery, is the opening of a visual art exhibition featuring the works of Emory Douglas, M. Gayle "Asali" Dickson, Malik Edwards and REFA 1. The four artists are also scheduled for a panel discussion on Oct. 9.


Main Schedule

FRIDAY • OCT 8 • ONLINE

Schedule

SATURDAY • OCT 9 • ONLINE

Schedule

SATURDAY • OCT 9 • IN-PERSON

Safe Outdoor Activities for Youth and Teens
Lil Bobby Hutton Park
1651 Adeline on the Blacktop
12pm - 4pm
Schedule

SUNDAY • OCT 10 • ONLINE

Schedule

Oakhella, HOTBOX, VATE & FACTORY93 Presents

Black Coffee/Moody Mann

Saturday October 16, 2021 * Live
The Bridge Yard
210 Burma Rd, Oakland, CA

Emily Butterfly, Attitudinal Healing Collective, West Oakland Public Library,
West Oakland Mural Project and The Crucible Presents

The Kid Zone Walking Tour

Sunday October 24, 2021 * Live
Lil Bobby Hutton Park
1651 Adeline St., Oakland

Black Panter Party 55th Anniversary

Saturday, October 23, 2021
Lil Bobby Hutton Park
1651 Adeline St., Oakland

Black Panther Party alumni and community members will gather at Bobby Hutton Park (also known as DeFremery Park) for the month's centerpiece celebration. Starting the day's events will be Black Panther leader and co-founder of Tanzania's United African Alliance Community Center, Charlotte Hill O'Neal, who will preside over a healing circle where the names of ancestors and the stories of fallen comrades will be acknowledged.


West Oakland Mural Project’s Women of the Panthers Mural and Mini Museum Presents

Huey P. Newton Dedication

Sunday October 24, 2021 * Live
Ninth and Center St.
831 Center Street, Oakland 94607

Alliance and Life is Living Presents

Goldbeams Fourth Mondays

Monday October 25, 2021 * Live
California Ballroom
1736 Franklin St., Oakland, CA 94612

Register