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[free] ‘Boulevard Nights’ Northern California screening // Sonoma State University

Mar 28, 2019 , 3:00pm – 10:30pm Student Center Grand Ballroom. Sonoma State University, California. 1801 East Cotati Ave • Rohnert Park, CA 94928 707.664.4246 phone. “Everything happens on the boulevard, and the boulevard happens at night”. It’s official, we are on for Thursday March 28th for the only northern California screening of Boulevard Nights. […]

[free] Dolores: Film Screening and Q&A with Dolores Huerta (in-person)

Join us for a limited engagement screening of “Dolores”, the documentary featuring the life and work of the incredible social justice and labor organizer, Dolores Huerta. The film screening will be followed by a Q & A session with Dolores Huerta herself and the executive team of the Dolores Huerta Foundation. Admission to the film […]

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

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. Born and raised in South Texas, Irma worked three decades as a San Francisco civil rights […]

[talk] The Struggle for Cuba: Race and Empire in 18th-century Atlantic World // Berkeley

In 1762, British forces mobilized more than 230 ships and 26,000 soldiers, sailors, and enslaved Africans to attack Havana. Lecture: Featuring History Faculty | February 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall Speaker/Performer: Elena Schneider Sponsor: Center for Latin American Studies About: They met fierce resistance for six suspenseful weeks. In the end, the […]

Ocasio-Cortez: Latinos Can’t Be Illegals Because They’re ‘Descendants of Native People’

Excerpt: Free Beacon Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Thursday criticized U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement and argued in support of undocumented Latinos in the United States, saying the latter cannot be “criminalized” on “Native” U.S. land because they are “descendants of Native people.” [Ocasio-Cortez spoke alongside several pro-immigrant groups at a rally on Thursday.  […]

Baby Separated From Border Reunited with Mom in San Francisco

Update! If you like to help, Saturday’s Oakland event will be collecting donations to help this Bay Area Latin mother! El Mercado Del Amor – Oakland Artist Market   Sindy Ortiz Flores, 23, waited anxiously at San Francisco International Airport last night, her gaze fixed on the stream of arriving passengers. Then Ortiz let out […]

[film] ‘Harvest Season’ Screening + Wine Tasting // Bay Area

See below for 3 Bay Area dates! ‘Harvest Season’ is a compelling portrait of wine production in Napa and Sonoma, highlighting migrant vineyard workers and Mexican-American winemakers. It follows veteran winemaker Gustavo Brambila, vineyard manager Vanessa Robledo and migrant worker René Reyes through the dramatic grape harvest of 2017. Emmy-nominated documentarian Bernardo Ruiz will be […]

[exhibit] Postcolonial Revenge exhibition // SF

Public · Hosted by Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts Friday at 6:30 PM – 9 PM Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts 2868 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94110 Revenge is defined as the “satisfaction obtained by repaying an injury or wrong” or “an opportunity for retaliation; a chance to win after an earlier […]

[free] Lunch with Vice Mayor, Karina Dominguez // Milpitas

Public · Hosted by Vice- Mayor, Karina Dominguez Friday at 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Parktown Pizza Company 1350 S Park Victoria Dr, Milpitas, California 95035 Please join us for lunch on January 11, 2019 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. This event is part of a series of meet and greet events that I […]

Tamal or Tamale? ~ What’s the Singular Form of Tamales

Tamal versus tamale. Excerpt LATaco It’s the argument that always comes up around this time of the year across the country as we all get ready to eat our body’s worth — at least — of tamales. And it turns out that your stance on the way to properly address a singular form of tamales […]