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Sun, May 05


Skirball Cultural Center

Shades of Belonging Community Festival

Join us for the Shades of Belonging Community Festival, a vibrant event that celebrates the experiences of Jewish adoptees of color. Enjoy live music, food, and engaging activities that promote a sense of belonging and connection within the community.

Shades of Belonging Community Festival
Shades of Belonging Community Festival

Time & Location

May 05, 2024, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA

About the event

The Shades of Belonging Festival is a community celebration of and for Jews of Color, their families & allies. Celebrate the rich diversity of Jewish Los Angeles on May 5, 2024 at the Skirball Cultural Center! 

The Shades of Belonging Festival will honor and affirm the experiences of Jews of Color (JOC), specifically Jewish Adoptees. This event is for all people who are seeking community and connection that affirms the experiences and talents of Jews of Color.  Hear from organizations working to build a more inclusive Jewish community in LA, see expressions from JOC artists, learn about the JOC adoptee experience and have fun at the Skirball. 

There will be fun for the whole family including:

  • A screening of the animated short film, Blewish
  • Live music & Theater by JOC & JOC adoptee performers
  • A brief presentation of the Shades of Belonging study of Jewish Adoptees of Color
  • Exhibits showcasing JOC, & JOC adoptee artists
  • Snacks/tapas, dessert, music & more!

Don't miss it!


  • 3 hours 40 minutes

    Beverages Available

    Guerin Courtyard

  • 4 hours

    Art Exhibits Open

    Guerin Courtyard
8 more items available

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