Do you have experience working with low-income and diverse communities? Are you skilled in connecting prospective tenants with housing opportunities? Do you have Tagalog language skills?
Apply to the Bayanihan Equity Center! Currently, three positions are open: Community Service Worker, Housing Case Manager, and P/T Housing Case Manager.
The evening includes a VIP dinner, specially prepared by Sita Bhaumik of People's Kitchen Collective, and presentation of a KSW award to a contemporary artist who embodies KSW's core values.
A dessert reception follows featuring a conversation between celebrated novelist and playwright, Jessica Hagedorn, and award-winning journalist, Bernice Yeung, plus a special performance by Bay Area rising star, rapper and poet, Ruby Ibarra.
Join YOHANA and FMHI SF on Friday, February 16th at Bindlestiff Studio (185 6th Street) for an Ignite Open Mic -- an exciting evening of poetry, storytelling, music, and more!
This event EXCLUSIVELY features work from SOMA community members, including youth, students, and emerging artists.
Want to perform? Contact email@example.com, or use Instagram to DM @yohana94103.
Your shadow tells a story. Explore what manifests in brownout productions shadow play workshops at Bindlestiff Studio.
In this two-day workshop series facilitators Aureen Almario and TJ Basa will introduce participants into the magical world of shadow. Students will learn the history and various techniques of shadow puppetry. By the end of the workshops students will have the opportunity to develop and present their work.
To register: https://tinyurl.com/shadowplay101
This month's Kularts sampler will be hosted at Bayanihan Community Center (1010 Mission Street), and features two workshops with talented local Pinoy artists.
Isugid Pinoy’s Don Aguillo & Raf Salazar will share some tricks and tips to help you create your own illustrations with their Graphic Storytelling Workshop, and the HILARIOUS Joe Cascasan will follow-up with an Improv Workshop. We guarantee it’ll be filled with a lot of laughs and you’ll learn a lot about the art of improvisation.
Across the globe, the hxstory of colonization has resulted in the exploitation of indigenous cultures, the erasure of hxstory, and the denial of second class narratives. The effects of colonization continue to permeate our society, our politics, and our art --- but art is also our weapon in this war.
For centuries, our ancestors used music, song, art preserve the stories of our culture. Music, especially, has been a way for people of color to speak truth to power, to let our narratives take center stage.
On February 16, we're telling OUR truths, and re-indigenizing the musicscape! DJ Glo will be spinnin' slaps into the night, so come dance with us! Step up on stage for our open mic, share your music and your message. After KaTrina Liwanag closes the open mic with a magical set, we're keeping the party going with a powerful performance by headliner Boondock Squad.
Join Bindlestiff Studio for an update on the status of the theater, followed by a preview of their calendar for 2018 and an overview of SOMA Pilipinas' progress thus far in the new year. February's agenda will be headlined by a townhall on sexual harassment. Learn how we can continue to make our barangay a safe space for everyone in the community!
For more info, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get to know Migrante SOMA/TL in 2018! Migrante is a grassroots organization working in neighborhoods across the Bay Area to empower and organize immigrants and workers. Stop by Bayanihan on January 30 to learn more about Migrante's awesome mission, upcoming events, and plans for the year. For more info, please contact us at email@example.com.
Interested in creating your own shadow puppet creature? Maybe illustrating your own character? OR even cooking some delicious Pilipino dishes?
If so, check out Kularts' Workshop Sampler on SAT JAN 27! Reserve your spot today & sign-up via wufoo.
Thank you to everyone for your continued efforts in our A Place We Call Home signature-gathering campaign! This Saturday, January 27th, we are asking folks to please return all your signature gathering booklets. We need to start submitting them to the Department of Elections for processing. We will be tabling at a pop-up art and fashion event at Pentacle Coffee & Oros Gallery (at 64 6th Street. SOMA SF) from 11 am - 3 pm.
Unite with the Filipina community in the South of Market! Gather in strength and solidarity to support one another and share stories of perseverance, power, and progress as mothers, daughters, aunts, sisters, and women, here in the City and beyond. Dinner and childcare provided. For more info, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hit the streets in the South of Market on Saturday, January 13th with SOMA Pilipinas! We're gathering signatures for a voter initiative to support community arts, cultural districts, and housing for families facing homelessness.
December 16, 2017 8pm
185 Sixth Street
San Francisco, CA
Join us for our annual Late Night with Joe Cascasan! Our recent solidarity exchange participants from Salupongan International will be sharing their experiences of integrating with indigenous and Muslim communities in the Philippines. We will have performances, live music and food. More info: https://www.bindlestiffstudio.org/late-night-with-joe-cascasan
ach year, the SoMa community showcases the parol lantern - the quintessential Filipino symbol of hope, blessings, luck, peace, and light during the holiday season - and brightens the Jessie Square, Yerba Buena Lane and Mission Street between 3rd and 4th Streets.
This year's theme is Let Tradition Be Our Light and will be reflected in the design of each group's parol lanterns and presentation, in conjunction with San Francisco's Filipino Cultural Heritage District, SOMA Pilipinas.