On July 12, 2016 at 2 PM, JoyistLA  staged its first Embrace.

Five locations. Fifty artists. One goal:


Refuse Terror. Spread Joy.


The Joy Experiment

Kristen served as a producer for The Joy Experiment, bringing the JoyistLA team on board to create events including The Re-United States of America with SoulPancake and Reverse Trick-or-Treating with Amy Poehler's Smart Girls. Check them out below!


link to Amy Poehler's Smart Girls article


Holiday Joy Experiments