7 Mile House

160 year old historic and award-winning 7 Mile House, a family and dog friendly restaurant, sports bar, and live music venue serving homestyle American and Filipino food. Owned by Vanessa Garcia, it is the Bay Area's last original mile house.

June Jordan School For Equity

San Francisco high school for Social Justice. Preparing young people for college and teaching them to be our next leaders for a more equitable world.


A leading elder arts organization, uniting generations of artists and community activists in a common effort to build a collective space and sense of belonging.

Ruth Asawa School of the Arts

Provides the students of San Francisco a diverse, creative, challenging environment to pursue their demonstrated skills in the arts.

KULTIVATE LABS: SEED Business accelerator

A thorough business growth program designed to increase SoMa companies with free, individualized, consulting from top industry professionals.

Business Coach, Anthem Salgado, runs professional development program and web resource, ART OF HUSTLE®, giving trainings and strategy to solo entrepreneurs, small businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Kearny Street Workshop

The oldest Asian Pacific American multidisciplinary arts organization in the country. KSW makes artists out of community members and community members out of artists.

Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center

Supports and produces multidisciplinary art reflective of the unique experiences of Asian Pacific Islanders living in the United States.


The South of Market Community Action Network (SOMCAN) is a multi-racial, community-based organization, serving low-income immigrant youth and families in SoMa and greater San Francisco since 2000.


Founded on the spirit of "home" and immigrant journeys that are absolutely American at their core. We publish stories for families and communities to understand their past, present and future, so that their immigration story gives them a better understanding of who they are.


Filipino inspired creative night market developed to increase awareness for San Francisco's Filipino Cultural Heritage District; and incubate businesses to develop a strong economy in SOMA Pilipinas.

Parol Lantern Festival

Each year, the SoMa community showcases the parol lantern - the quintessential Filipino symbol of hope, blessings, luck, peace, and light during the holiday season - and brightens the Jessie Square, Yerba Buena Lane and Mission Street between 3rd and 4th Streets.

Writer, Fashion Correspondent, and Speaker. On a mission to empower women and champion conscious fashion. Advocate for diversity and inclusion in the fashion industry. Based in Paris, France.

Director, Writer, Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Creative Producer. Founder of One Ounce Gold. Based in Brooklyn, New York.