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City and community leaders discuss strategies and tools in addressing the preservation of communities subjected to gentrification during a workshop at  the Mission's Galeria de la Raza on April 18. Photo by Laura Waxmann

Community Leaders Strategize Against Displacement

Leaders from three different communities razed by displacement shared their experiences and offered ideas on policy-based strategies to thwart gentrification in a day-long workshop hosted at the Mission’s Galeria de la Raza on Monday. Though...
Soltron performed at the 34th Annual Encuentro Canto Del Popular at 777 Valencia St. on December 6. Photo by Laura Waxmann

SF Mission’s ‘Encuentro’ Celebrates Community with the Sound of Cuba

As pulsating Afro-Cuban rhythms drummed up a crowd in the Chapel’s auditorium, Juan Fuentes looked on from the music venue’s balcony on Sunday evening. “Here at the Chapel is where it all began,” said Fuentes about Encuentro Del...
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Foes Pack Meeting to Shout Down Folsom St. Project

Before Axis Development’s presentation about its 2675 Folsom Street proposal had even begun, activists and neighbors enlisted chants, children and derision to make clear their opposition. “This is a public service announcement,” a woman said during one interruption. “You...