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Wed 6/11 - Fri 7/25
Youth So Educated Are Dangerous
Exhibition Closing Friday

Presented by Galería de la Raza and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts/YBCA In Community

Galería de la Raza is pleased to partner with the In Community Program at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in presenting Youth So Educated Are Dangerous, an exhibition featuring work by the Central American Family Resource Center of San Francisco’s Youth Leadership Cohort (YLC).


Thu 6/19 - Sun 7/27
¡Mujeres Divinas y Poderosas!
¡Mujeres Divinas y Poderosas! is a Digital Mural Project celebrating #LuchaTransLatina. We are honored to partner once again with YBCA’s In Community Program to present our latest installment of our Digital Mural Project (DMP) Residency Series, featuring artist Lexx Valdez and El/La Para Translatinas.
Public program at Brava! Theater Center: Saturday, July 26, 8pm  
Under the direction of artists La Chica Boom and DavEnd, participants will present works they have created that offer an antidote to violence at Brava! Theater Center. This program is the result of a year-long project with El/La Para TransLatinas, a community center in the Mission District that provides a safe haven for transgendered Latina immigrants.


Sat 8/2 - Fri 9/19
Carving Through Borders

#CarvingThroughBorders project is a collection of 13 oversized woodblock prints with pro-migrant messaging commissioned by CultureStrike.

Artists: Santi Armengod, Felipe Baeza, Carol Montes, Julio Salgado, Favianna Rodriguez, Susalita Cortez, Oree Originol, Chucha Marquez, Imin Yeh, Emory Douglas, James Williams, Rommy Enciso, DJ Agana, Erin Yoshi


Sat 8/2 - Fri 9/19
Blooming In The Midst of Gentrification
Digital Mural

Billboard Unveiling: August 2, 5pm (Reception for Carving Through Borders Exhibition at 7pm)

"Blooming In The Midst of Gentrification" is a collaboration between youth from People Organizing to Demand Environmental & Economic Rights (P.O.D.E.R.), Galeria De La Raza and CultureStrike. The young activists from P.O.D.E.R. collaborated with CultureStrike artists Susa Cortez and Julio Salgado on a billboard that portrayed some of the things they are doing to fight back against gentrification. They specifically wanted to hight light their PUEBLOTE campaign where P.O.D.E.R. has organized with Mission residents to reclaim public lands for community use based on community planning efforts that bring together the knowledge and experience of neighborhood residents.


Sat 8/9 | 7:00 pm
Dancing with Desire: Chicana Lesbians in Contemporary Cinema
Erica Gomez in conversation with Raquel Gutiérrez
Join Queer Cultural Center (QCC) and Galería De La Raza for an Emerging Scholars conversation with Erica Gomez on her thesis project "Dancing with Desire" a work that argues that desire is an embodied and affective language that can be used to reclaim ancestral archives, communicate lesbian desire through dance, and recreate cultural connections through music and dialogue. The conversation will be lead by QCC board member, Raquel Gutiérrez.

Galería de la Raza: an Interdisciplinary Chicano/Latino Space for Art, Thought and Activism
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