Immigration

“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 […]

[exhibit] Rebozos Mexicanos opening reception @ MCCLA //SF

Hosted by Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts and Calle 24 Latino Cultural District Today at 6:30 PM – 9 PM Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts 2868 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94110 In commemoration of women’s contribution to the art of textiles, we present our 32nd Sólo Mujeres exhibition, Rebozos Mexicanos, at Mission […]

San Francisco Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival 2

[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] Salsa Fiesta by Orquesta Adelante @ Mission Neighborhood Center // SF

Saturday at 1 PM – 3 PM Mission Neighbor Center, 362 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 San Francisco, California 94110 About: Free Salsa 💃 In The Mission! Music in The Heart of The Mission Music from the Mission Music By the Mission Music for The Mission Come and Dance and have fun. Keeping our […]

[free] The Border Collective Art Exhibit and Show // SF

The Border Collective is incredibly excited to announce their second Pop Up Exhibit on Friday, March 8, 2019. It’s free! The Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco, CA, from 5:30-9:00pm! In honor of Women’s History Month, we curated an incredible group of Mexican female artists and makers and are so excited to share their […]

[concert] Dolores Huerta’s Playlist:vSi Se Puede! Oakland Symphony // Oakland

Oakland Symphony Presents Dolores Huerta’s Playlist. Location: Paramount Theatre Date: Friday, February 22, 2019 Time: 8 pm. Buy tickets $25-$95 here!     About: For the second annual Playlist, the Oakland Symphony welcomes to the Paramount Theatre, Dolores Huerta, the Mexican-American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Cesar Chavez, co-founded of the United […]

[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 […]

Xavier Becerra is New California Attorney General

Xavier Becerra sues Trump over emergency Border wall

Yesss for Xavier Becerra, our California Attorney General! See photos/videos of his last Bay Area visit here! He will sue Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall. Excerpt KQED   Update: Feb. 19th: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra unveiled his latest legal strike against the Trump administration on Monday: suing to block 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.  […]