Oakland, CA
Mar 30-31

Jack London Square
472 Water St.
Oakland, CA

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March 30

10:00 am–7:00 pm

Doors Open. All Are Welcome.

Interactive exhibits, family-friendly activities, and more.

10:00 am–4:00 pm

Qulture Collective Vendor Village

Featuring goods and art from local POC and queer makers

11:45 am–12:45 pm

SambaFunk! featuring FUNKTERNAL
A collective of dancers, musicians and drummers spreading JOY and social consciousness through their work

1:00 pm–1:05 pm

W. Kamau Bell

Sociopolitical comedian and host of docu-series United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell

1:05 pm–2:00 pm

Act to Save Lives: Panel Discussion on Critical Police Reform

Featuring Stevante Clark, Uncle Bobby from Love Not Blood, and James Burch from Anti Police-Terror Project

Moderated by Miguel Quezada

2:15 pm–2:30 pm

Dancing Earth Creations

A collaborative group of intertribal indigenous dance artists

2:30 pm–3:30 pm


Spawned from its roots in hip hop, Audiopharmacy intricately fuses live instrumentation and global musical styles

3:30 pm–4:30 pm

Jonah Melvon featuring Adesha

A sibling duo playing music from Jonah’s new project, Rain Water, and Adesha’s inspiring soul music collection

4:30 pm–5:30 pm

Man Haters Comedy Club

An all-women comedy group based in Oakland, California, featuring comedians Irene Tu, Dominique Gelin, Brooke Heinichen and Alexandria Love

6:00 pm–7:00 pm

Hip Hop for Change

A non-profit dedicated to using Hip Hop as a means of positive cultural change

March 31

10:00 am–5:00 pm

Doors Open. All Are Welcome.

Interactive exhibits, family-friendly activities, and more.

10:00 am–4:00 pm

Wheatpasting with Oree Originol

Learn about wheatpasting, a popular form of street art, and the Justice for Our Lives project, naming the victims of police violence

11:00 am–12:00 pm

The Void

Funky jazz soul from Oakland youth

12:00 pm–1:00 pm

West Grand Brass Band
Dixieland brass band tradition combined with modern musical genres and sounds

1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Art as Activism

Panel featuring Gregory Sale, Inno Nagara, Rob Liu Trujillo, and Sabiha Basrai

Moderated by Gigi Harney

2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Book Signing with Inno Nagara

Book sales and signing featuring Inno Nagara, best-selling author of A is for Activist

4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Mission Delirium

An invitation to revel in the sound of earth-shaking drums and face-melting brass


Doors Open. All Are Welcome. 
March 30 & 31, 10:00am

Food trucks, patio bar, free Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, face painting with Miss Naomi Bee, Qulture Collective Vendor Village selling locally made products from queer POC artists, community mural wall from ArtIsMobilUs, wheatpasting workshops with Oree Originol, screen printing with Lukas WhatWhat, interactive exhibits from the ACLU and community partners, and more.

A free and family-friendly event for people of all ages.

Man Haters Comedy Club
March 30, 4:30pm

Women, queers, comedy. 

Man Haters reclaimed the “man hater” insult frequently used to describe queer and feminist women and embraced it. This comedy show is by women and for women, showcasing queer, trans, and POC women in particular.

Mission Delirium
March 31, 4:00pm

A love letter to your feet from the dance floor, Mission Delirium is an invitation to revel in pounding drums and facemelting brass. Playing a variety of styles, all with a unique twist of San Francisco, this 20-piece is ready to party.

Complimentary Ice Cream*

Featured Presenters & Partners

Network with Bay Area and California non-profits making the change happen, including:
  • Ella Baker Center for HumanRights
  • Heyday Books
  • Initiate Justice
  • League of Women Voters
  • BOSS: helping the homeless, poor, and disabled people achieve health and self-sufficiency
  • ACILEP network for immigrant rights
  • Youth Speaks
  • Oakland Public Library
  • Secure Justice
  • Design Action
  • Planting Justice
  • ARC: The Anti Recidivism Coalition
  • TGI Justice Project for transgender freedom and survival
  • ACCESS Women’s Health Justice


Thank you for joining us!

Thank you for attending the ACLU100 Experience and learning how to reduce prison populations, protect immigrants, and ensure everyone’s constitutional right to vote. We hope you enjoyed the performers, speakers, and artists who partnered with us for this event.

Learn more and get involved on our website or social media.

Oakland, CA
 |  Mar 30-31

Jack London Square
472 Water St.
Oakland, CA