Saturday June 12th at 7 PM PDT – 8:30 PM
Poets Leticia Hernandez & Manny Martinez will also regal us with their poetry in support of the award recognition.
Avotcja Jiltonilro is known throughout the Bay Area for organizing the long running Palabra Musical series, broadcasting the best in Latin Jazz on KPFA & KPOO and performing in Modúpue.
In addition to organizing and performing, Avotcja has fostered a community love for the arts in the Bay Area where we can find unity and youth find inspiration through expression.
Avotcja’s tenacity guided us through the pandemic reminding us to remember our humanity in the arts. Avotcja has shared the stage with numerous poets and artists that include Jose Montoya, Susana Baca, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Piri Thomas, and Sonia Sanchez.
It was our honor to present the SF Int’l Flor y Canto Community Teyolía Award to Avotcja Jiltonilro.