Tag Archives: Cultural Awareness

PHOTOS: Pacific Islander Town Hall @ Alta Loma Middle School 05-22-2012

Congresswoman Jackie Speier held a Town Hall for the Pacific Islander community at Alta Loma Middle School in South San Francisco.  Pacific Islander community organizers and leaders were honored for their work, and had an opportunity to address their concerns with Congresswoman Speier.  Check out the picture gallery below!

Congresswoman Jackie Speier with honorees from the Pacific Islander community at Alta Loma Middle School in South San Francisco.

 

COMMUNITY: Behind the Smiles 04-26-2012

Behind the Smiles is a forum by the Filipino Mental Health Initiative, in collaboration with the Autism Hearts Foundation to raise awareness of health issues in the Filipino community. Health issues from mental illness to substance abuse are often hidden and ignored in the Filipino community. The goal of Behind the Smiles will be to educate and provide resources for those within the community, by overcoming the stigma of looking for help.

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LGBTQQIA: Celebrating the Life of Rae Tapia 05-01-2012

NCPP cordially invites you to attend this celebration of the life of Rae Tapia, a transgendered youth from Woodside High School who took her own life last year as a result of struggles related to her identity.  Join the community in exploring solutions and finding ways to heal and grow from this experience.

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PHOTOS: Mission Fusion Februray 9th-10th

Mission Fusion is a dance showcase featuring Jefferson Elementary and Jefferson Union High School District students utilizing art and culture to connect with their community. Through dance you can inspire others, build lifelong relationships and teach culture in a way as to surpass words. Mission Fusion students showcasing their commitment to the craft and their energy is awe-inspiring.

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