Rise Up and Read

Support urban farming in East Oakland by attending this silent reading benefit. (Photo courtesy of Acta Non Verba)


Pull out a favorite book and head to the Lake Merritt Sailboat House for an event that features reading, great food, and a silent auction. Meet poet and host Ryan Nicole along with guest author Justina Ireland. Support the work of Acta Non Verba’s Youth Urban Farm Project, a creative outdoor space in East Oakland that strengthens young people’s understanding of nutrition, food production, and healthy living. Cost: $60 and up. Tickets and registration: here
Rise Up! 2nd Annual Silent Reading Benefit Party for Acta Non Verba
Saturday November 16, 6–9pm
Lake Merritt Sailboat House
568 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland