Saturday 12 October 20195:00 pm to 1:00 am
Join us for a weekend of back-to-back events showcasing our favorite non-profit organizations using dance, poetry, art and education to transform people's lives in LA.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12
9 -10.30am: PANDO POPULUS: THINKNADO (Free)
An initiative radically committed to bringing LA’s neighborhoods, networks and resources together to create a more environmentally conscious, economically secure and socially just future.
Join some of Los Angeles County’s most creative writers, designers, scientists and thinkers for an opportunity to discuss the sustainability issues you feel strongest about, and develop ideas for California’s resilient future.
11:30am – 1pm: GET LIT (Free)
Get Lit are a youth-based program that uses poetry to increase literacy, empower youth and inspire communities.
An inspiring group of young poets will be performing spoken word pieces, showcasing their love letters to LA.
2.30 – 5pm: FREEDOM & FASHION (Charity Donation)
Freedom & Fashion use job training and coaching in the arts of fashion and beauty to empower youth overcoming trafficking, homelessness, and other injustices.
Join our Freedom & Fashion survivors as we come together during Domestic Violence Awareness Month to celebrate their courage and strength. This event is 100% inspired by their students with special performances, story-telling, fashion, food and the opportunity to creatively interact with their students.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13
10am – 12pm: Assistance League of Los Angeles
For 100 years, Assistance League of Los Angeles (“the League”) has worked to improve the lives of underserved, foster and homeless children in our community. From providing a week’s worth of school clothes to children in need, to producing live musical theater for low-income students, the League’s member volunteers improve the lives of more than 22,000 children annually.
Join us for a unique opportunity for local families to give back to children in need by making no-sew blankets that will be given to foster youth served by our Foster Children’s Resource Center (FCRC)*. All ages of volunteers are welcome and encouraged to attend this FREE event, including parents with infants!
1-2pm: COVENANT HOUSE (Free)
A non-profit youth homeless shelter that provides sanctuary and support for homeless and trafficked youth, ages 18-24.
The Covenant House California Band aka CHC Band will be performing and showcasing some of the songs they’ve worked on as part of Covenant House California’s onsite music program
3-5pm: INFINITE FLOW (Charity Donation)
An Inclusive Dance Company composed of dancers with and without disabilities breaking stereotypes, using dance as a catalyst to inspire inclusion and innovation.
Join us for a colorful dance performance by Infinite Flow's professional dancers with and without disabilities, followed by an #InfiniteInclusion Dance Party. This will be a mega celebration of diversity, inclusion, and accessibility, gathering people of all abilities, all walks of life, LGBTQ, other minority groups, as well as everyday people.
Proceeds will benefit Infinite Flow's school assembly initiative.
Gabi will take you through a flow-yoga session to stretch out your body after a day of work.
A fusion class that will help you build strength and alleviate stress caused on the body from desk-based work.
Join visionary business leaders Sir Tim Smit and Rue Mapp as they discuss biodiversity and conservation.
LA based collective Get Lit present America's most exciting young poets on American life and politics.