Love in the Time of COVID: a BIPOC Celebration With The Seattle Public Library on July 9
release date: 07/02/2020
How are you holding up as we witness our changing times? Join The Seattle Public Library's all-star line-up of artists and community activists coming together for Love in the Time of COVID, to uplift unity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 9. Registration is not required for this free, all ages event. You will be able to participate using either Facebook or YouTube. The streaming links will be posted on the event's Facebook page by July 7. Virtual "doors" will open at 5:30 p.m. with a special music set by DJ Nia.
This virtual community event highlights Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) solidarity and mutual aid. If Indigenous sovereignty, Black love, immigrant rights, educational justice and food justice is your jam, then this all-ages event is for you. Come celebrate elders, our 2020 graduates, and our city's vibrant mutual aid and community organizing efforts.
Use the hashtag #SeattleTogether to share issues that are important to you and to give a shout out to people who are showing our city love as we get through the changing times together.
- Opening Blessing
- Live Music
- Community Updates
Featured guests will include DJ Nia, Roger Fernandes (Lower Elwha S'Klallam), Fern Renville (Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota), Makeda Ebube, Clear Sky Native Youth Council, Josephine Howell, Northwest Tap Connection, Guma’ Gela’ and more!
The Library is putting on Love in the Time of COVID with these community partners: Alphabet Alliance of Color, Civic Commons/ We Belong Here, Clear Sky Native Youth Council, Estelita's Library, Northwest Tap Connection, Uprooted & Rising, and yəhaw̓.
This event is presented in partnership with #SeattleTogether, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation and The Seattle Public Library and Seattle Department of Planning and Community Development.
This event is made possible with the support of The Seattle Public Library Foundation.