Politics

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 […]

[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 […]

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!

Love in the Time of Piñatas // SF

Warning: This show contains Adult Content and Partial Nudity. Intended for Mature Audiences. Writer, comedian, and solo performer Baruch Porras Hernandez breaks open his life and lets all the candy fall out in a show that pushes past the stereotypes to bring you a unique story of a Queer Latino immigrant and his family struggling […]

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 […]

George Lopez: Live Special Taping // San Francisco

George Lopez: The Wall World Tour Saturday at 7 PM – 9 PM and 10PM – 12MID. The Warfield, San Francisco, California.     Goldenvoice Presents GEORGE LOPEZ: LIVE SPECIAL TAPING SAT, 14 DEC 2019 TWO SHOWS! EARLY – 7:00PM PST LATE – 10:00PM PST Ages: 18 & Over. See tickets here!   Video:   […]

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] "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 […]

[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 […]

Take Charge: A Lean In Latinas Annual Conference 2019 // Newark

Saturday at 9 AM – 3:30 PM Stanford Health Care 7600 Gateway Blvd, Newark, California 94560. Our goal and theme this year is to highlight the #LatinaEqualPay gap in the corporate workplace. Interested? Hope so! If you join us, you’ll have not one but two opportunities to workout your negotiation muscles with us 🧠💪🏽. Newark, […]

Chicanas Movidas: New Narratives of Activism in the Movement Era // San Jose

Public · Hosted by SJSU Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program and SCC Office of Women’s Policy Thursday at 12 PM – 2 PM SJSU King Library One Washington Square, San Jose, California 95192 SJSU Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies in collaboration with the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy present: Chicanas Movidas! This […]

Owning Your Narrative: A Conversation On Latinx Representation // SF

  Thursday at 5:30 PM – 8 PM CBS Interactive 235 2nd St, San Francisco, California 94105. CBS Interactive and Techqueria invite you to come to CBS Interactive Headquarters to enjoy a night of food, drinks, and networking! 🎉 We will have a special panel of Latinx professionals speaking about their journey to owning their […]