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About the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

The spring and summer of 1967 brought nearly 100,000 outsiders, activists, and dreamers to San Francisco. These young people traveled far and wide to join a community of artists, musicians, poets, and radicals who would change the world–influencing popular culture through music and art; launching the natural and organic foods movement; protesting war with peace and love; and ushering in an era of greater connectivity.

In 2017, a group of cultural, civic, social service and health advocacy organizations have joined forces to commemorate and celebrate this complicated, influential period while exploring its relevancy to our current world. These organizations are:

Participating Organizations