Education

“San Patricios” are the fighting Irish in Mexico!

Did you cozy up to the bar at Carlos O’Brien’s for Saint Patrick’s Day? If so, share a great tale of the fighting Irish in Mexico. The “San Patricios” battalion was a group of mostly Catholic Irish men led by Captain John Riley of County Galway that deserted their U.S. troops to fight along side […]

[free] Rancho Day @ Los Altos History Museum // Los Altos

Los Altos History Museum is hosting a free Rancho Day event at the Museum, where families can experience some of the daily activities it took to run a ranch during the Mexican California period. Saturday, March 16th, 12-3pm. Activities include tortilla-making, brick-making, and demonstrations of sheep-shearing, saddle-making and wool carding. Rancho Day supports the Museum’s […]

Women of Color Changing the Narrative Entrepreneur Conference

ODOS CEO and Founder Lisa Riley is starting the dialog regarding limited information preparing diverse female entrepreneurs 40 plus years of age for the new digital age and market place. Services and information are decentralized and challenging to obtain for under-served African American, Latina, and Asian Women of Color to help scale or create new […]

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[free] 3rd Annual César Chávez Celebration // San Jose

Tuesday at 6:30 PM – 8 PM Dr Martin Luther King Jr Library 150 E San Fernando St, San Jose, California 95112 During the month of March, we celebrate and remember the contributions and accomplishments of Civil Rights Activist & Labor Leader, César Chávez. Come meet the Chavez family during a special evening that will […]

[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 […]

Latino films @ Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival

The Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival March 5-17 will showcase thrilling movies from talented Latino Artists. We’ve teamed up with Cinequest to get you special discounts on these incredible Spanish language films. Here’s the Latino films with discount codes! “Buy Me a Gun” (Promo: Buy6) https://tinyurl.com/y6rd3at9https://tinyurl.com/y6rd3at9 “Little Histories” (Promo: Little6) https://tinyurl.com/y25z38k9 “Original Sin” (Promo: Original6) […]

[free] We Can Be Heroes: Youth art workshops @ MACLA // San Jose

We Can Be Heroes Youth Workshops Mondays, Feb 25 – Mar 25, 5:30-7pm at MACLA’s DMC Studio with the LGBTQ Youth Space. Create your own Latinx superhero with Baruch Porras Hernandez and Roberto Santiago at these FREE workshops for youth! Open to ages 13-25, all backgrounds and experiences welcome. More info at maclaarte.org/programs/community-arts  

[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 […]

[free] “DOLORES” Movie // Fremont

Raising 11 children while wrestling with gender bias, union defeat and victory, and nearly dying after a San Francisco Police beating, Dolores Huerta bucks 1950s gender conventions to co-found the country’s first farmworkers union. See the film about Dolores Huerta. She is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. See the […]

[exhibit] Libros de Artista // SF

Monday, February 04, 2019 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Mexican Consulate 532 Folsom St San Francisco, CA Artist’s Books from Mexico and the Mexican Diaspora Libros de Artista will be traveling to the Mexican Consulate in San Francisco! It will feature contemporary limited edition books created by Latin American artists, sourced from both the original […]

7th Annual San Francisco Son Jarocho Festival

What: 7th Annual San Francisco Son Jarocho Festival When: February 6 – 10, 2019 Where: Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street (at York), San Francisco. Tickets: $25 – $45 brava.org A TRIBUTE TO ANDRÉS FLORES. Featuring Chuchumbé desde México, Los Hijos de José, Tarimba, & special guests Quetzal Flores, Martha Gonzalez, and Amairani Flores. Photos: […]