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Black August Block Party 2024: IMPACT

Join us for BOSS' Black August Block Party 2024! This year's theme is IMPACT!


We're bringing together artists & change-makers to celebrate and uplift our community. Enjoy live performances, artist installations, food, SHOP THE BLACK MARKET and more.

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Join us for the BOSS Black August Block Party, a dynamic celebration dedicated to community empowerment and social justice. This year, we are embracing the theme of Impact to highlight the powerful contributions of individuals and groups striving to create positive change in our community.

Black people are amongst the most celebrated artists, entrepreneurs, activists, and change-makers – the Block Party shines a light on these visionaries. We are looking for performers, vendors, resources, sponsors & speakers who embrace the principles of black august - communion, unity, self-sacrifice, political education, physical training, and determined resistance.


  • Delicious food from local caterers and vendors. This is an opportunity to amplify small black-owned food distributors and purveyors.

  • The BLACK MARKET is filled with small Black-owned local vendors, entrepreneurs, artists, and retailers!

  • Hear from local leaders and activists who are significantly impacting areas such as education, housing, and criminal justice reform.

  •  Participate in workshops to equip you with the tools and knowledge to make a difference in your community.

  • Learn about the importance of voting and how you can help increase voter turnout through our "Impact the Vote" campaign.

  • Enjoy performances by local artists and musicians who use their talents to inspire and uplift.

  • Access information and services from local organizations that support and empower our community.​

The BOSS Black August Block Party is more than just an event; it's a movement. By attending, you’ll be part of a collective effort to drive social change and make a tangible impact in the lives of those around us. Whether you’re a seasoned activist or just starting your journey, there’s a place for you here.

Get Involved:

  • Volunteer Opportunities: Sign up to volunteer and help make this event a success.

  • Vendor Registration: If you’re a local business or organization, register to showcase your services and products.

  • Spread the Word: Use #ImpactBOSS to share your excitement and experiences on social media.

Take A Listen to Performances of the Past and Now!

Prepare for the soulful beats and powerful voices of BOSS' Black August Performers, both past and present. This specially curated playlist brings together an eclectic mix of artists who have graced our stage with their remarkable talents. From smooth R&B melodies to energetic hip-hop rhythms, this playlist is a musical journey that embodies the spirit of Black liberation and community unity.


Let the captivating sounds of these incredible performers fill your soul and uplift your spirits. Join us in celebrating the richness and diversity of Black culture as we honor the legacy of Black August.

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BOSS Bay Area Black August Mural Unveiling 2021

Learn More about Black August!

BOSS Bay Area Black August Block Party

The 2nd Annual BOSS Bay Area Black August Block Party "Stop the Violence" was a beautiful display of community. The Block Party shined a light on Black visionaries and brings people together for an amazing day full of joy, love, innovation, and high spirits!


We are grateful for the generosity of the businesses and individuals who helped make BOSS Black August Block Party a success through their beautiful performances, offerings, resources and SHOWING UP!

Remember, this event – and the work BOSS does with families and youth throughout the year – is made possible with your support! Just text the words BOSSBAYAREA (no space) to243725 to make a donation of any size.

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