GetSomeJoy with us at the 2022 Black Joy Parade in Oakland, CA

Sunday, February 27 in Downtown, Oakland, California

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.

What we’re doing

Sunday Feb 20 Literary Therapy: Black Joy Parade Edition Sunday Feb 27 GetSomeJoy Black Joy Parade Pop-up Monday Feb 28 Joy-Infused Resource Newsletter

How’s it going down?


Literary Therapy: Black Joy Parade Edition

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.


GetSomeJoy x Black Joy Parade Pop-Up

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

Get The Joy Report

We’ll send stories, events, and resources that center joy, foster connection, inspire creativity, and promote thriving.

In Proud Partnership

GetSomeJoy is proud to partner with the International Mental Health Alliance to share mental health resources.

In Community Collaboration

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