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“Human Be-Ins" are events modelled after the original "Be-In" called the "The Gathering of Tribes for a Human Be-In" that was held in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, on January 14th, 1967. That Be-In featured all the iconic luminaries of psychedelic counter-culture, including Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Richard Alpert (Ram Dass), Dick Gregory, Lenore Kandel, and Jerry Ruben. Here are some footage of the event: http://www.openculture.com/2014/09/rare-footage-of-human-be-in.html.
The "Be-In" events are often accompanied with meditation, music, beat poetry readings, and use of psychedelic drugs and are based in humanist values. The term "Human Be-In" was coined from a chance remark by artist Michael Bowen at the Love Pageant Rally.