Out Loud is dedicated to obliterating all forms of oppression. We offer courses for people dedicated to anti-racism across a spectrum of specific nuanced conversations.
Peace Out Loud is a Bay Area social permaculture project, building self-determined community through youth and adult programs. Our team of black, brown, queer, trans, and poor individuals leads with a passion for care, social justice and playfulness!
Peace Out Loud offers free healing sessions, a bail fund, and cash relief for BIPOC activists who have been tirelessly showing up during this critical historical time. We invite you to help fund and support these offerings by donating any amount you can.
Peace, Education, Arts & Creation for Everyone.
Peace Out Loud is based in South Berkeley, Oakland and San Francisco, California and is a neighborhood social permaculture project of building self-determined community through youth programs and adult coaching programs. As educators, we are committed to creating the conditions for all families to comfortably grow into being their full selves. As social permaculturists, we identify the needs in our community and co-create programs in response to those needs. Our team is composed of Black, brown, queer, trans and poor people with a passion for care, social justice and playfulness!
BA in Educational Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, Ira has been a teacher of peace, performance arts and freedom for over 30 years and is an infrastructure specialist who helps create outdoor education settings as well as shut down bridges, freeways, and government buildings to stop the machine from running over the people, as needed.
Ira consults with political campaigns as well as with ally and accomplice organizations in technology, finance and education in order to create safer spaces for trans, queer, Black and poor folks.
They are a founder at PEACE Out Loud, a queer, Black, Brown and poor people led Social Permaculture enterprise in the San Francisco Bay Area, and they are dedicated to Self Determination, Outdoor and Freedom Education, and building Consent Culture.
Ira is also part of a coalition of folks building to end rape culture in the next 30 years.
Instructor Cara Kelsey (they/them) is a trans non-binary queer and kinky sex and relationship coach with a focus on non-monogamy and creative relationship models. They have been doing this work in their own life for 15 years and helping others do so for 10. They have a background working in harm reduction with both sex education and drug use, and honor the philosophy that this work embodies, which is meeting people where they are at.