May 7, 2022Updated: May 7, 2022 4:43 p.m.
Danza Xitlalli performs a traditional native Mexican prayer dance at the launch of the Calle 24 Latino Cultural District's Calle Limpia, Corazón Contento economic recovery program on Saturday, May 5, 2022.
Danielle Echeverria/The Chronicle
Spirits were high on Saturday morning in San Francisco’s sunny Mission District as volunteers gathered for a day of cleaning streets, listening to music, watching traditional dances and patronizing neighborhood businesses.
“There is something beautiful that is happening today,” Susana Rojas, the executive director of the Calle 24 Latino Cultural district told the crowd gathered at the 24th Street BART plaza. “It’s a big old party!”...read more