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[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 […]

[video] "DOLORES" film hits the Bay Area!

An evening with Dolores Huerta: Semillas de Esperanza // San Francisco

Join Latinx studies professor Maria L. Quintana for a conversation with Dolores Huerta about her life and work as a revolutionary and inspirational leader dedicated to activism, feminism, and the future of America. A portion of the proceeds from this event are being donated to the Dolores Huerta Foundation.   An Evening with Dolores Huerta […]

[photos] Open House of Historic Centro Social Obrero: MLVS // SF

See event photos of opening below. Welcoming all community members, artists and visionaries to the re-opening of the Centro Social Obrero. Experience a dedication ceremony, building tour, Open Mic and Gran Baile. Bring your dancing shoes for a night of music, art and community. One of our art instructors will be live painting. Gran Baile […]

Mural Dedication: Justice 4 Amilcar // SF

Public · Hosted by H.O.M.E.Y. November 17th at 12 PM – 4 PM H.O.M.E.Y. 2221 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94103. The Justice 4 Amilcar mural is the largest mural to be painted in the Latino Cultural Corridor in a decade. It is dedicated to Amilcar Perez Lopez who was shot by officers from the […]

[exhibit] “Zapatistas and the Aesthetics of ReXistence” // SF

The art works on view here were created in Zapatista territories! California Institute of Integral Studies 1453 Mission Street (between 10th and 11th Streets) San Francisco, CA 94103 Gallery Hours: Everyday 9:00am–9:00pm, except holidays. Woven throughout their movement, we see a reverence for creativity as a form of collective action, resistance, and shared expression of […]