FREE QTPOC Healing Day

Purple-tinted photo of LOL maker day

 

Come build with us!
**November Maker Day Theme: QTPOC Healing Together***

QTPOC Maker Days are about sharing tools + space to learn, play, experiment, and build skills while working towards self determination and community power. Following Liberating Ourselves Locally (LOL) intentions, this is a people of color-led Maker Space centering queer and trans leadership. We are hackers, healers, artists, and activists of color.

Every month is a different theme with demos and lots of crafty/makey supplies so you can bring your own project, learn from our demo, or make something with what we have around.

Sunday, November 12, 2017
@ LOL, 1234 23rd Avenue b/w E. 12th St. & International Blvd., Oakland

Get more info here

12pm-3pm:
*Face Scrub Making by Lisa Evans
*Relaxing Eye Pillow Making by Flynn May
*Funny / Cute Youtube Vid Playlist Making by the Peacocks
*Pop up Meditation + Sound Healing + Breathwork by Devi Peacock
*Altar Making Ritual
**Always coloring books + craft supplies available to do your own thing!

3pm-4: we’ll join the SOL Gardeners in preparing and sharing a community meal…yummmm!

FREE thanks to the Akonadi Foundation’s #SoLoveCanWin Community Response Fund

Everyone welcome (though we center queer and trans people of color)

Accessibility Info:

Cost:
The event is free! We have some snacks but if you can bring a snack to share, that helps!

The babies!:
You’re welcome to bring your children; please send us a direct message and let us know at least 3 days in advance so we can prep, but we always have coloring books and other books for kids. Your child is welcome to use our block’s onsite playground with your supervision.

Wheelchair and scooter accessibility: 
* LOL is wheelchair-accessible including the bathroom, but there is no push-button on our front door. We leave the front door open for maker days except when safety issues come up, in which case safety team members are stationed at the front door to welcome you and open/close doors.

Fragrance-free:
* We ask hosts to use only fragrance-free products. Our paint, floors and cleaning products are zero-VOC and fragrance-free but smoke and fragrances come in sometimes; we run an air purifier at events. Please come fragrance-free; for info, check out: https://eastbaymeditation.org/resources/fragrance-free-at-ebmc/

Quiet/lower-stimulant:
* We have a separate room for folks who need a quieter / lower-stimulant space

Parking:
Free street parking is available on 23rd Ave., E. 12th St. and International Blvd.

BART:
LOL is about 1 mile from Fruitvale BART.

AC Transit: 
The 1 stops 1/2 block away at 23rd Ave. and International Blvd; the 40 stops about 2 blocks away at 23rd Ave. and Foothill Blvd. Get transit options here: transit.511.org