2017

Astronaut Jose Hernandez visits Bay Area for "STEM Week”

Astronaut Jose Hernandez visits Bay Area for “STEM Week”

WOW! NASA’s Latino Astronaut will visit our Bay Area for STEM week! And it’s FREE! Mission College is excited to welcome former Astronaut Jose Hernandez to Mission College on Monday October 30th, 2017. This event serves as the “kick-off” for our Mission College Fall 2017 “STEM Week”.     We invite you to attend this […]

How Pixar’s Coco Honors Mexico—and Defies Trump

How Pixar’s Coco Honors Mexico—and Defies Trump

Finally! COCO has opened, and we’re SO glad they hired Latino consultants to make this movie authentic! [as you know, so few movies do that about Latino culture!] “Coco” already is the highest-grossing film ever in Mexico, where it opened in late October in time for Día de los Muertos. From the depiction of ofrendas […]

Luis Miguel launches “La Fiesta del Mariachi” [videos]

Luis Miguel launches “La Fiesta del Mariachi” [videos]

El cantante lanzará nuevo disco después de siete años! Excerpt Radio Notas Hear music!   About: “El sol” promete calentar de nuevo al planeta Tierra, ni más ni menos que a ritmo de regional mexicano con “La Fiesta del mariachi”, su nuevo corte musical tras una ausencia discográfica de siete años que llegará a su […]

[exhibit] COMPaRTE: Zapatista Art @ Chiapas Support Committee // Oakland

[exhibit] COMPaRTE: Zapatista Art [Chiapas Support Committee] // Oakland

COMPaRTE: Zapatista Art in oakland The Chiapas Support Committee with the Eastside Arts Alliance are hosting the “CompArte: Zapatista Art in Oakland” exhibition, October through December 2017, at the Asian Resource Center (in Chinatown). OPENING RECEPTION: Wednesday, October 25th, starting at 6:00 pm with music, poetry & the artists. At the Asian Resource Center, 317 […]

Facebook Dia de los Muertos/Halloween Party // Menlo Park 1

[FREE] Facebook Dia de los Muertos AND Halloween Party // Menlo Park

Saturday at 12 PM – 5 PM 1 Hacker Way, Parking Lot 15, Menlo Park, California. Join us for Dia de los Muertos/Halloween Party 👻 Featuring a pumpkin patch 🎃 (100% of sales to charity, while supplies last), trick-or-treating, food trucks, cooking demos, free kids zone with haunted house & corn maze, craft beer, wine […]

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[exhibit] In the Fields of the North / En los campos del norte // San Jose

Opening October 26, 2017 at History Park’s Arbuckle Gallery, In the Fields of the North / En los campos del norte shines a spotlight on migrant farm workers. This exhibit features work from photojournalist David Bacon, who’s powerful photographs are displayed alongside moving oral narratives from migrant farm workers. The exhibit, fully translated into both […]

2017 Dia De Los Muertos in Bay Area

2017 Dia De Los Muertos in Bay Area [Dia de los Muertos]

See Bay Area’s biggest list of Dia de los Muertos! In Mexico, November 1st is All Saints day. A day to honor and respect the innocents, children & infants. November 2nd is Dia De Los Muertos. The day to honor deceased adults. On these days, altars are made in honor of them. People build them […]

Rally for Impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump // SF

Rally for Impeachment Proceedings against Donald Trump // SF

Who’s ready to IMPEACH this IDIOT! On Tuesday, October 24, SF Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer will introduce a resolution calling on Congress to initiate impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. Please join Indivisible SF and Brightline Defense in a rally supporting the resolution – and if you can, PLEASE BRING AN ‘IMPEACH TRUMP ‘ SIGN!!! The […]

California Governor’s Race: Discussion // SF 1

California Governor’s Race: Discussion // SF

CALIFORNIA’S BIG ISSUES: DO DEMOCRATS HAVE THE IDEAS AND RESOLVE TO MEET THEM? Tuesday, October 24, 11:30am – 1:30pm Luncheon will be served at 11:30, program starts at 12 noon. Tickets are $75 and include lunch. About:  Please join The City Club of San Francisco and the San Francisco Chronicle as we provide voters with […]

First Latina In Space, Ellen Ochoa, Inducted to Astronaut Hall of Fame

First Latina In Space, Ellen Ochoa, Inducted to Astronaut Hall of Fame

Chicana Ellen Ochoa made history when she became the first Latina EVER to go into space in 1993. Excerpt LatinLife See video!    Growing up in Mesa, California, Ellen never thought of going into space; in those days, women couldn’t be astronauts. Now, she is the first Latina and second woman to serve as the […]

SF Presidio Connects with Spain! [The Portal and Artist Exchange] 1

SF Presidio Connects with Spain! [The Portal and Artist Exchange]

October 6 to November 5, 2017 By appointment only Fridays through Sundays. ​Schedule a free 20 minute conversations with people in Portals around the world >> Location: Outside the Presidio Officers’ Club, at Pershing Square. What is the Portal? The Portal, a gold shipping container equipped with digital technology, is an interactive art project that […]

Donations for undocumented immigrants affected in wildfires

Donations for undocumented immigrants affected in wildfires

Please find 3 fundraising campaigns aimed at directly benefiting the undocumented immigrant community affected by the fires in Northern California, as their immigration status does not make them eligible for federal support. The following information is in Spanish. Hemos reunido algunas campañas de recaudación de fondos destinadas a beneficiar directamente a la comunidad inmigrante indocumentada […]