People’s Park has been the site of continual struggle for decades. Students and demonstrators took over the park from UC Berkeley in 1969 as a staging ground for activism and protests.S.I.C. SICFB011 Knit Stretch Binder 6 mm C 73 Dark Sepia Volume 1 (30 m)
In the following decades, the university has tried again on numerous occasions to develop the park, but People’s Park continues to be a rallying point for community activists. In honor of the People’s resistance, two weeks of events with music, tree planting,Stephen Joseph Water Wings, Shark
spoken word, and activist speakers will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of People's Park. A free concert kicks off the celebration on April 13 and events run through April 28. On May 1
, a "Hold the Land" demonstration kicks off.