2016 UWS CU Boulder


The Free and Equal Elections Foundation hosted The 2016 United We Stand Festival featuring The People’s Presidential Debate at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Macky Auditorium.


Speakers included Kweku Mandela – grandson of the famous Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela, Brer Rabbit of Flobots, Jonny 5 of Flobots, Colorado US Senate Candidates Libertarian Lily Tang Williams and Green Party Arn Menconi, and Former Attorney General Mr. Ramsey Clark.


Performing artists included Kymani Marley, Flobots, PE 2.0 “The Next Generation of Public Enemy”, Kaisi Berick of The Siren, Aaron Ableman, DJ Cavem and Alkemia Earth, Eddie Keaton of Freedom Movement, Gordon Turrisi of Watcher Moon, Hani Naser, Jill Knight, Jon Nash of “Beautify our Lives”, Raye Zaragoza, Samuel J, Spragga Benz, Tom Neilson, Xiuhtezcatl of Earth Guardians, and The “One Note Stand Acapella” at University of Colorado performed The National Anthem prior to the Presidential Debate.


The event also featured messages from electoral reform experts Adam Kaleb Ernest of Follow My Vote, Hunter Scarborough of Voter App, Frank Atwood of Approval Voting, and Nicolas Guillermo of RIPAC.


2016 United We Stand Festival sponsors included Dr. Bronner’s, Collective Evolution, Follow My Vote, Green Party of CO., Hearthstone Winery, ISideWith.com, Marley Coffee, Voter, HeadCount, and The Libertarian Party of CO.



Kweku Mandela


The grandson of the famous Noble Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela. Kweku in many ways continues the work of his grandfather in Africa, but most notably his work empowers the country’s youth.


Kweku Mandela will present the “Mandela” award in honor of Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton-Robinson.


Twitter:  @KwekuMandela
Website:  www.ARfoundation.co
Free & Equal Profile:  Kweku Mandela




Jesse Ventura

Ed Asner

Christina Tobin

Ramsey Clark

Arn Menconi


Ky-Mani Marley

Kaisi Berick – The Siren

Jahi of PE 2.0

Raye Zaragoza

Spragga Benz

Xiuhtezcatl of Earth Guardians

Additional Performing Musicians

Jill Knight

Samuel J.

Gordon Turrisi


Presidential Candidates Confirmed

Constitution Party – Darrell Castle
“Rocky” De La Fuente – Independent of the Reform Party & America Delta Party
Gloria LaRiva – Party for Socialism and Libertation

Presidential Candidates Invited

Democratic Party – Hillary Clinton
Green Party – Dr. Jill Stein
Libertarian Party – Gov. Gary Johnson
Republican Party – Donald Trump
Evan McMullin – Independent


DJ Cavem and Alkemia Earth
Gordon Turrisi of www.watchermoon.com
Jill Knight of www.jillknight.com
Jon Nash of “Beautify our Lives”
Raya Zaragota
Samuel J of samueljmusic.com
Spragga Benz
Tom Neilson of www.tomneilsonmusic.com
Xiuhtezcatl of Earth Guardians

The “One Note Stand Acapella” at University of Colorado, Boulder will perform The National Anthem prior to Presidential Debate.

Electoral Reform Experts

Adam Kaleb Ernest of Follow My Vote
Hunter Scarborough of Voter App
Frank Atwood of Approval Voting
Nicolas Guillermo of RIPAC

Production Team

Promoter Tyler Feyline of www.feyline.com
Production Manager Adam Monroe of Stoney Hill Studios
Stage Director Kaisi Berick of The Siren