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In this podcast, Alejandro Murguia, San Francisco’s new poet laureate, talks about his history as a poet and community activist, and his involvement with the acquisition of the building that is now Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. As the new poet laureate, Alejandro is charged with organizing events with various communities and youth at the San Francisco Public Library. Tune in to hear what else he has in store for his two-year tenure, and to hear one of his newest poems, “Mission Vision”.

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This podcast was produced by Cristal Fiel for the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Deep Roots series. The executive producer is Robynn Takayama. To hear more audio segments about art in our communities, please visit

San Francisco Poet Laureate is a program of Friends of the San Francisco Public Library and the San Francisco Public Library

Thank you to Arts Commissioner John Calloway for use of his song, ‘Roll Call’ in the podcast.

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