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Celebrations: Martin Luther King Jr. Day // Bay Area

MLK Day of Celebration & Volunteering Every year, the Bay Area celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of festivals, marches and celebrations highlighted by a march and festival near the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Most of the events are organized by the NorCalMLK Foundation. Events listed by […]

[free] Facing Immigrants, Facing Ourselves // San Rafael

You will have the opportunity to share your family’s immigration story, and hear from others, in a safe, intimate setting. Please consider bringing a small artifact (photo, recipe, etc.) that represents your family’s point of origin. Hosted by Osher Marin JCC Taube Center for Jewish Peoplehood and 9 others Sunday at 1 PM – 4 […]

Luz: a shadow play inspired by senior stories // San Jose

Desplazarse hacia abajo para español Don’t miss the world premiere of this unique shadow puppet play created by local playwright Cristal González Avila based on real stories gathered from seniors and elders in our community. Remember and share our San José stories! Luz is performed bilingually in English and Spanish. Seating is General Admission. Perfect […]

National Voter Registration Day on September 27

Latino Complete Count of San Mateo County Convening

We cordially invite you to a meeting and lunch for partners to  work together to engage the Latino community in the 2020 Census! WHEN? Tuesday December 17th, 2019 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Lunch will be provided) Foster City Community Center (Wind Room) 1000 East Hillsdale Boulevard Foster City, CA 94404 Register for free tickets!

[videos/pics] Our Lady of Guadalupe @ St. Peter’s // SF

On Thursday, December 12th, 2019 the parish of Saint Peter’s celebrated an entire day of the Virgin Mary. The feast started with a 6am Mananitas mass, and ended with an amazing Mariachi homage at 5pm, followed by a 7pm mass. Dandole las Mañanitas a Mi Madre Santísima la Siempre Virgen María de Guadalupe. !!!! QUE […]

Farmworker bill path to legal status passes House

Farmworker residency bill with path to legal status passes House, moves to Senate. “This is a chance to solve a problem for America,” said Rep. Zoe Lofgren, who spearheaded the bill. The last time congress addressed agricultural labor was in 1986. Today, the House passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, voting for a measure that […]

2019 Virgen de Guadalupe events in Bay Area

Bay Area’s TOP 10 Virgen de Guadalupe celebrations are Tuesday and Wednesday. Did you know 10pm and 12midnight masses in addition to Wednesday 4am [yikes!] are the normal hours? It is important to note that Our Lady of Guadalupe is Patroness of the Americas and the Philippines and as such all communities of all cultures […]

La Virgen de Guadalupe celebration @ Christmas in the Park // San Jose

Grupo Folklórico Luna y Sol en celebración a La Virgen de Guadalupe Saturday at 9 PM – 10 PM Grupo Folklórico Luna y Sol de San José State 1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95112. Come celebrate with us the magic of christmas in honor of Virgin Mary with music, dances and a mosaic of […]

Julian Castro vists SF [for 2nd time!]

Julian Castro, who is running for President, will be visiting the Bay Area on Thursday. Thu, December 5, 2019 5:00 PM – 6:30 Manny’s 3092 16th Street San Francisco, CA 94103. Buy tickets here!     Castro served as the mayor of his native San Antonio, Texas from 2009 until he joined President Obama’s cabinet […]

Holiday Cena y Mixer: Dinner & Mixer // San Bruno

Friday at 6 PM – 10 PM American Legion Post 409 San Bruno CA 757 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, California 94066. Please join the Bay Area Salvadoran Chamber of Commerce for a great night of food, networking, and great people!   Video 1:     There will be a raffle! Please RSVP at (650) […]

Miss Latina Wine Country & Mr Wine Country Grand Finale // Sonoma 2

[photos] Miss Latina Wine Country Grand Finale // Santa Rosa

Update: See 2019 [and 2018] photos at the bottom! Miss Latina Wine Country Grand Finale Saturday at 5 PM – 10 PM Luther Burbank Center for the Arts 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa. The purpose of Miss Latina Wine Country Pageant is to uplift, motivate, and empower young Latinas in the Wine Country […]

La Pena 7th Annual Holiday // Berkeley

Handcrafted goods from Mexico, Guatemala, Ecuador, Colombia, etc. Plus CHURROS, TAMALES, CHAMPURRADO Sunay at 11 AM – 6 PM La Peña Cultural Center 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, California 94705 (Version en español mas abajo)   Come find the perfect handcrafted gifts for your loved ones this holiday season at La Peña’s Annual Holiday Tianguis! Over […]