You Are Important Project: Digital Festival

When:
January 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – January 10, 2021 @ 1:00 am
2021-01-09T14:00:00-05:00
2021-01-10T01:00:00-05:00
Where:
Streaming Online via Twitch
Cost:
Free
Contact:
You Are Important Project
You Are Important Project: Digital Festival @ Streaming Online via Twitch

An 11-hour digital wellness festival that includes DJ sets, yoga, meditation, dancing class, and stand-up comedy.

Pay-What-You-Can for access to this online-only celebration. All donations will directly benefit the Queens Care Collective, a mutual aid organization founded in early 2020 with a commitment to providing valuable resources to Queens NYC residents in need.

Donations of $20+ will receive ‘You Are Important’ & ‘You Are Worthy’ stickers.
Donations of $50+ will also receive a ‘You Are Important’ pin.
(NOTE: Please register with your contact email to receive merchandise. We will contact you after registration to confirm your mailing address.)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
2:00pm – 2:45pm: Opening Meditation with Ace on Earth [https://www.aceonearth.com] 2:45pm – 4:00pm: DJ Set by DJ EH [https://soundcloud.com/ernskiii] 4:00pm – 5:00pm: DJ Set by Zakariyah [https://soundcloud.com/zakariyahh] 5:00pm – 5:45pm: Dance Class with Kareem Woods (Astral ProdX / Dancers Unlimited)
5:45pm – 7:00pm: DJ Set by Cheechmo [https://soundcloud.com/cheechmomusic] 7:00pm – 8:00pm: DJ Set by DJ Karen [https://www.instagram.com/djdjkaren] 8:00pm – 8:40pm: Yoga with Jenn Aguilera [https://www.instagram.com/livelifelovelifemantra] 8:40pm – 9:00pm: Stand-Up Comedy with Stephen Campbell [https://www.instagram.com/stephencampbellcomedy] 9:00pm – 10:00pm: DJ Set by Mikey Badr [https://soundcloud.com/mfbadr] 10:00pm – 11:00pm: DJ Set by J Cruz [https://soundcloud.com/jcruz_415] 11:00pm – 1:00am: DJ Set by Branqueeno [https://soundcloud.com/branqueeno]

Tickets available on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/you-are-important-project-digital-festival-tickets-130841080193

About You Are Important Project:
Founded by Chenice Branquinho, the You Are Important Project was inspired by and within the electronic dance community as a way to connect others and cultivate acts of kindness. We aim to be a resource and platform for community, compassion, connection, equality, and equity. On a mission to cultivate kindness, authenticity, and be a voice for mental health and health equity, it starts with you. #YouAreImportant

To learn more, visit https://www.youareimportantproject.com

About Queens Care Collective:
We are a community of Queens residents sharing resources and energy to meet each other’s needs. Mutual aid means forming bonds with our neighbors so that we can rely on one another in times of crisis and beyond. We are building relationships based on care. We believe that asking for support, trusting individuals to know their own needs, and sharing resources freely are fundamental steps in creating a more compassionate world that meets the needs of all.

We take care of Queens by:
Offering support without second-guessing or judgment
​Distributing food, supplies, and other essentials
​Connecting people with organizations that can provide specialized support
​Collaborating with local groups throughout the borough to work toward food sovereignty, housing justice, and abolition

To learn more, visit https://www.queenscarecollective.nyc

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