Parade: 12:30 PST @ 14th and Broadway
Celebration: 20th and Broadway
GetSomeJoy is pulling up to the Black Joy Parade and festival in Downtown Oakland, California with Literary Therapy prompts + mindfulness tools. The Black Joy Parade is California’s largest free, family-friendly parade of its kind, celebrating the Black experience, past, present, and future.
We’ll be in the Wellness Village at the celebration site, sharing even more ways to promote thriving and find joy.
SUNDAY, FEB 20 (ONLINE)
What joy-infused family or cultural traditions help you thrive? How have you found joy during this moment of global uncertainty? What have been barriers to joy?
In this Black Joy Parade Edition of our Literary Therapy series, we’ll use mindfulness strategies and creative writing to explore joy as a tool for surviving and thriving.
Includes a digital Literary Therapy Exploration Workbook.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27 (OAKLAND, CA)
Stop by our Literary Therapy Pop-Up Experience in the parade’s Wellness Village (at 20th and Broadway) to:
Ponder on or respond to introspective writing prompts on Black Joy and emotional wellness
Share your insights and story on our Literary Therapy board or online
Find tools for centering joy and thriving
We’ll send stories, events, and resources that center joy, foster connection, inspire creativity, and promote thriving.