Rodrigo Duran


Eva Royale, a longtime United Farm Workers activist, shares with us a bit of her life as the daughter of farm workers in the Central Valley, a community leader in La Mission, and her legacy as the Executive Producer of the annual Cesar Chavez Parade and Festival.

Eva Royale, A Life Of Organizing


Saira talks about the history of La Condesa, roots in Sinaloa and Zacatecas, and Mexico City, and the importance of family and sitting down for a meal together. How food is a way to show love, and how her mom has always shared that with every meal.

Interview with Saira from Casa De La Condesa Restaurant


Watch an interview with Lourdes Lozano, who talks about where their name came from, their history in the neighborhood, featuring local artists in the cafe, neighborhood changes, being a green business, and much much more.

Interview With Lourdes Lozano from L’s Caffe



Watch as Stella Adelman talks about her deep Mission roots, her mentors and influences, her time in Cuba, at Mission High, storytelling through dance, and information on the D.I.R.T. Festival (Dance in Revolting Times)

Interview With Stella Adelman from Dance Mission


Watch an interview with Josiahluis Alderete, a full blooded Pocho spanglish speaking poet from La Area Bahia who learned to write poetry in the kitchen of his Mama’s Mexican restaurant. Here he talks about the importance of keeping la cultura alive, Latinx poetry, and the upcoming event Esta Noche en la Mission.

Interview With Poet Josiahluis Alderete


Watch an interview with Tomás Riley, our first Executive Director of Calle 24 Latino Cultural District. Here he shares with us what it means for him to be the first E.D., how he will work with all community members, and what he aspires to accomplish in the Latino Cultural District.

Our First Executive Director, Tomás Riley