Programs

Peacock Rebellion runs five core programs:

Peacock Institute for Social Transformation (PIST)
trains QTPOC activists, community organizers, and the cutie down the block as cultural organizers for collective liberation

  • Brouhaha: Trans Women of Color Comedy Storytelling
    a comedy-based storytelling workshop series and show that gets a long-overdue mic to trans women of color activists and mic checks the rest of us
  • Brouhaha: QTPOC  Stand-Up Comedy
    a stand-up comedy workshop series and show that’s building a corps of activist-comedians who get positive, life-affirming social justice messages to people who aren’t already at the march or rally
  • Rapid Response Safety + Healing Clinics
    free gatherings held after devastating acts of violence such as the PULSE shooting and the election of Trump. free name and gender ID change consults with lawyers, free healing services, art-making and self-defense tools and more. Check out our rapid-response resources.
  • STAY: An Oakland QTPOC Resilience Festival
    trainings on dance, theater, DJing, meditation, herbal medicine, building community-based safety teams, radical mental health, and more, all for social justice
  • Trans Peer Advocacy Training Program
    with support from Transgender Law Center, equips trans fam, primarily trans folks of color, with tools, resources, and a support network to build collective power for trans liberation

Peacock Productions
live shows in cute spaces. contact us to bring us to your school/town/hamlet.

  • Agen(c)y: Nonprofit Dreams + Disasters
    a cabaret show to dream life after nonprofit control
    burlesque stripping out of office drag * stand-up comedy on activist burnout * storytelling on movements that move
  • Brouhaha: Trans Women of Color Storytelling
    performances by our Brouhaha TWOC Comedy Storytelling graduates
  • Brouhaha: QTPOC Stand-Up Comedy
    performances by our Brouhaha Stand-Up Comedy graduates
  • Brouhaha: Trans POC Sketch Comedy
    performances by our Brouhaha Sketch Comedy graduates
  • Tenderfest: A QTPOC Community Love Extravaganza
    a cabaret show and healers’ fair to practice the space between call-out culture and call-in culture
    video work on drama at the activist co-op * stand-up comedy on organizing w/ your ex * spoken word on sweetness

Liberating Ourselves Locally
a queer and trans people of color -centered Maker Space for social justice

  • Monthly Maker Days
    free/donation-based space with tools + support to make visual/literary/digital/craft/media/textile/performing arts  


Arts Services
to build the field of social justice arts

  • Coaching, training and consulting
  • We emcee, keynote and perform at conferences and events, and we do arts-based workshops on the themes from our shows. Contact us to bring us to your school / town / community space.
  • Bay Area QTPOC Arts Alliance
    a confidential space for QTPOC arts producers committed to social justice to give and get tips, tools, and support to run our groups better, and plan collective action for more money and power for QTPOC arts

Liberate 23rd Ave Coalition Work
With our neighbors, we’re co-organizers of the first queer and trans people of color -centered land trust in the US!