Lead with Love, A Multimedia Showcase


Lead with Love is a curated multimedia performative event in which community members will experience storytelling through poetry, dance, audio, video and more!

The audience will explore a variety of rooms and spaces that each speak to What is Love, Love and Pain, Love and Healing, and Manifestations of Love.

To close, audience members will have the unique opportunity to join in a Q&A talk back with the artists and storytellers.

  • "Video Fort" showcasing videos created by youth 

  • Listening room featuring a mix tape and audio of youth discussing their artistic process and their journey of love and healing

  • Garden Altar installation 

  • Poetry & Dance

  • Seed paper affirmations

  • Tender Talk Back: Q & A with the Artists and Storytellers

  • Mix tapes & Merchandise for sale

  • And more

Please be advised that some topics may include self-harm, depression, and community violence.


Questions? Contact Ciera-Jevae Gordon at ciciATrysecenterDOTorg.


  • Friday August 3rd @ 6 PM - 8 PM

  • Saturday August 4th @ 12 PM - 2 PM

  • Saturday August 4th @ 4 PM - 6 PM

WHERE: RYSE Center, 205 41st Street, Richmond, CA 94805

WHO: All Ages (Youth under 13 must have a guardian) 

Thank You Sponsors

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Lead with Love was made possible with support from the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission (RACC), through the City of Richmond Neighborhood Public Art community grant program, and from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit www.calhum.org.