The purpose of the RISE ARTS CALIFORNIA TOUR is to mobilize for the historic Rise for Climate Jobs and Justice March in SF. Stopping Ventura on 8/25 and in Isla Vista on 8/26 touring artivists will lead sign, flag and banner-making (all materials provided) and how to plan, coordinate, and paint a street mural in preparation for helping paint the world’s largest street mural in SF on 9/8. Touring with long-time artivist from the Bay Area David Solnit are The Peace Poets, the foremost grassroots movement song group from the Bronx, NY, with roots in the immigrant rights movement, sharing and teaching their mix of singing, hip-hop, and spoken word for a better world.


What: Art Build with David Solnit & performance by Peace Poets. Refreshments provided.

When: Sunday Aug. 26, Art Build beginning at 12pm, followed by The Peace Poets at 4pm.

Where: Merton House Santa Barbara Student Housing Co-op, 777 Camino Pescadero, Isla Vista


The Peace Poets will also be kicking off a Unite for Justice Rally at 11 am on August 26 in Santa Barbara with some rousing songs and chants at the De La Guerra Plaza!

Our gratitude to Isla Vista Food Co-op for catering the event!


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