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VIDEO: D’Maize, our food is our culture

Chicas y Mujeres Poderosas intern Maria Burboa profiles Zenaida Merlin, co-owner of D’Maize

VIDEO: La Mejor, more than a Bakery

Chicas y Mujeres Poderosas intern Francisca Icaza profiles Carmen Elias, owner of La Mejor Bakery

VIDEO: Educator finds answers to her prayers

  Chicas y Mujeres Poderosas intern Guadalupe Cisneros profiles Luna Morrell, educator at HOMEY SF.

Long-time Mission muralist reflects on a lifetime full of art

Editor’s Note: The following story was produced as part of Acción Latina’s media internship program…

Once homeless Latina now a resource for the homeless, undocumented

Editor’s Note: The following story was produced as part of Acción Latina’s media internship program…

Mission kid nearly misses full ride to Princeton because gentrification

Sergio Martinez Jr. is the first person in his family to attend college. Born and…

Latino doctor finds path to clinica via Cuba

I met Abraham Vela playing soccer at San Francisco State University. He and I were…

The artist restoring his iconic mural at age 80

If you’ve walked by the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (MCCLA) over the last…

Formerly undocumented tech worker pushes for more industry diversity

Although once an undocumented immigrant, Juan Manuel “Manny” Roa has managed to secure a job…

Berkeley’s first Latino mayor selected for SF Chavez day grand marshal

Meet Jesse Arreguin, Berkeley’s youngest and first Latino mayor.