Dia De Los Muertos Procession: OUR MISSION NO EVICTION

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 6:15pm

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Where:
Casa Sanchez Restaurant
2778 24th St, San Francisco, California 94110-4263
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OUR MiSSiON ~ NO EViCTiONS Community Action for Dia De Los Muertos will be on Saturday, NOVEMBER 2, 2013 at 6:30 PM.

We will gather in front of BRAVA & CASA SANCHEZ on 24th Street between (Hampshire St. and York St.)

We all feel the death in the Mission by the forced displacement of familias, artist, seniors & residents who have lived here for decades & have contributed to the formation of the Latino cultural identity of our Barrio.

We are under attack by speculators, developers, and new residents who love our culture but don't care about us residents & local merchants. The impact they are causing to our familias, residents & merchants has created a CRISIS!

The tech industry was given tax incentives & breaks by the City of SF to be in SF and their employees along with greedy speculators have caused increase in rents & property.

Our annual Dia de Los Muertos has been invaded by these new residents who think its a Mexican Halloween party & drink beer, get drunk & disrespect our cultural sacred tradition.

We are taking back our dia De Los Muertos cultural procession which this year is dedicated to XOCHIPILLI (Aztec God of Flowers, Poetry & Musica) & XOCHIQUETZAL (his twin sister). This year is a new calendar cycle,marks an era of rebirth, enlightenment & the evolution of a higher consciousness towards mother earth & all life.

In the spirit of unity and community we are asking you to wear black, bring candles, flowers, poems and photos of love one.

We will have Our Mission No Eviction Dia de Los Muertos t-shirts!

March community partners (Endorsements)

ACCE
ANSWER-Act Now to Stop War & End Racism Coalition
Calle 24 Arts Consortium:
Precitas Eyes,
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts,
Galeria De La Raza,
Accion Latina,
BRAVA! for Women in the Arts
Calle 24 SF, Merchants and Neighbors Association:
House of Color,
La Reyna Bakery,
Tio Chilos,
Atyulta Restaurant,
Praxis,
Pigs and Pie,
Everlasting Love,
Alley Cat Books,
Sunrise Cafe,
L's Cafe,
Liberty Tax,
Mixcoatl,
El Tomate,
Roosevlet Tamale Parlor,
Modern Times,
Adobe Books,
Casa Sanchez
CARECEN
Carnaval San Francisco
Causa Justa, Just Cause
Center for Political Education
Center for Young Women's Development
Cesar Chavez Parade and Festival
Coleman Advocates
Chinatown Comunity Developement Center
Dance Mission Theater
Dolores Street Community Services
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
Goodwill
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco
Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco
Idriss Stelley Foundation
Instituto Familiar de la Raza
International Socialist Oraganization
Latin Zone Productions
Latino Leadership Committee
Loco Bloco
Lower Haight Merchants and Neighborhood Association
Mission Economic Development Agency
Mission Girls
Mission Language and Vocational School
Mission Small Business Association (MisBa)
No Jack Spade in the Mission Coalition
Oliver & Sabec P.C.
PODER
Progresive Women Rising Coalition
Puerto Alegre
Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
The San Francisco Cannabis Patients Union
The San Francisco Tenants Union
San Francisco Homeless Group Advocates
San Francisco Latino Democratic Club
The Chocolate Project
The Marsh
United Players
Urban Music Presents
Valencia Corridor Merchants Association

We are a coalition of neighbors, community organizations, and local merchants opposed to the rapid pace of displacement/evictions in the Mission, destroying the cultural and social fabric of the neighborhood.

A cross section of the community united to create policies and long term solutions to stop these evictions.

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