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 [...]Read more ›
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Neighborhood Empowerment Network’s Daniel Homsey is joined by Susan Cervantes of Precita Eyes, Kate Connell of the Book and Wheel Works, and Robynn Takayama of the San Francisco Arts Commission to discuss the important links community art plays in bringing neighborhoods together. Watch a segment with Wendy Testu about the happenings in the “Welcome to the Neighborhood Project,” a community art and literacy program in Hunter’s Point.Read more ›
Michael Pawluk – Â San Francisco – 1/19/11Â For both merchants and residents alike, maintaining a clean and aesthetically pleasing community is difficult enough without worrying about the constant blight of graffiti and vandalism. Community groups and city agencies spend thousands of dollars every year in order to help fight the barrage of spray painted tags and doodles strewn throughout the city. In order to help push back this unsightly trend, [...]Read more ›
This Sunday I want to personally invite you to join in on the exciting return of our hugely successful Mobile Free Wall Activity. Rain or shine, the San Francisco Arts Commission with support from theÂ Department of Public Works is set to assemble a 40 foot-long temporary wall that will act as a giant canvas for artists of all skill levels to drop by and be a part of creating a [...]Read more ›