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[exhibit] “Diario Entrada Uno” by Kiara Aileen Machado // SF

Friday at 6 PM – 9 PM Accion Latina 2958 24th St, San Francisco, California 94110 Acción Latina is thrilled to welcome the talented L.A. based painter, Kiara Aileen Machado and her Diario Entrada Uno art series highlighting the struggle and resilience of Central American folx with calla lilies, worry dolls, and nature’s most hidden […]

[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 […]

[exhibit] Our Connection to the Land // San Jose

Our Connection to the Land Thru March 15, 2020, Free MACLA maclaarte.org A compassionate, complex portrait of field labor in ‘Our Connection to the Land’. Wooden crates, produce boxes and discarded coffee cups are some of the unconventional materials used as canvases in “Our Connection to the Land.” The exhibit reminded me of what we […]

What is Las Posadas?

Posadas are an important part of Mexican Christmas celebrations They’re held in neighborhoods for 9 nights across Mexico, and also becoming popular in the United States. These celebrations are a “Novena” or nine days of prayer, starting on the 16th of December, and finishing on the 24th which is the Noche Buena (Holy Night). The […]

[free] Voices From The Ancestors – Book Presentation & Discussion // Vallejo

Dec 15th at 2 PM – 4:30 PM IntegriTea 717 Marin St, Vallejo, California 94590 Please join Sacred Sites Protection and Rights of Indigenous Tribes (SSPRIT) for an afternoon with Sandra Pacheco, PhD – Vallejo Resident & Contributor to the recently published book, Voices from the Ancestors – Xicanx & Latinx Spiritual Expressions & Healing […]

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 […]

[video] The Real History Behind Thanksgiving!

Native American Girls describe the REAL History Behind Thanksgiving Let’s remember all the Indigenous communities who lost their Lives in USA – surrounding this Holiday! Let’s also give thanks and pay respects to our Native Americans, and their culture! Let’s be real and learn their History! LONG LIVE OUR INDIGENOUS!   See video!   About […]

[free] Voices from the Ancestors: Book Presentation and Discussion // SF

Saturday at 4 PM – 6 PM Galeria de la Raza 1470 Valencia Street, San Francisco, California 94110 Join us for an afternoon with Lara Medina Ph.D., co-editor of “Voices from the Ancestors: Xicanx and Latinx Spiritual Expressions and Healing Practices”, as she discusses her recently published book with local Bay Area contributors. Come learn […]

[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 […]

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 […]

[theatre] Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name? // San Jose

Friday 8pm and Saturday 8pm. MACLA 510 South 1st Street San Jose, CA 95113 When Irma Herrera gives her name its correct Spanish pronunciation, some people assume she’s a foreigner. She’s not. The proud Chicana claims her identities as Mexican and American, and she speaks both of her native languages: Spanish and English.     […]