About Us

Aid & Abet started in 2006 as a tour management and publicity collective. In 2016, we began focusing on event planning and production for the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Find out more about what specific services we offer and clients we work with here.


  • Jen Angel

    Jen Angel

    Jen Angel is the creative force behind Aid & Abet, with her decades of project and event management experience. Her goal in event planning is to create experiences that are effortless for hosts and memorable for guests. She believes that most event-related stress can be relieved by careful advance preparation and the right team of staff and volunteers. Currently Jen has a team of on-call assistants who can step in whenever an extra hand is needed and a list of trusted vendors for any needed service.

    In a former life, Jen was the co-founder and publisher of Clamor Magazine, She wrote a pamphlet about it geared toward strengthening left institutions, called Become the Media: A Critical History of Clamor Magazine (PM Press 2008). She lives in Oakland, CA and she also makes cupcakes for Angel Cakes. Her expanded bio is here.