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[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 […]

Mexican Christmas Traditions

Did you know Mexican Christmas season isn’t over until February 2nd? There’s many Christmas traditions in Mexico. Some originated in Spain, while others developed in Mexico. These festivities happen all December, but in fact, the Christmas season isn’t really over until February 2nd. 1. Nacimientos Although many Mexican families have Christmas trees, nativity scenes are […]

[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 […]

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 […]

La Virgen de Guadalupe [Dec 12th history]

Every December 12, Catholics all over the world (especially in Latin America) celebrate the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe. But in Mexico this day is one of the most important holidays of the year! Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico. Here, she is known as “La Reina de Mexico” and […]

Navidad en Mexico! Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno // San Leandro

2 Dates · Dec 14 – Dec 15 DEC14 Sat8:00 PM DEC15 Sun2:00 PM San Leandro Performing Arts Center 2250 Bancroft Avenue, San Leandro, California 94577 Ticket Price(s): $15-$35     The Ballet Folklórico Mexicano’s primary and most popular production is Navidad En México, which has been entertaining audiences each December since 1971. This production […]

San Francisco International Auto Show. Only $10!

See over 100 of Northern California’s best customized vehicles in SF Auto Salon special display at #SFAutoShow Nov. 28 – Dec. 2, 2019. Tickets are just $10 available now at SFAutoShow.com. Thursday – Sunday. Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA 747 Howard St, San Francisco, California 94103. Video:   About: The San Francisco Chronicle Annual International […]

[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 […]

[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 […]

[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.     […]