Isla Vida

Isla Vida is a casual Afro-Caribbean grill inspired by the islands, people, and lifestyle of the African diaspora.  It's a warm, vibrant place where flavors are rooted in the culture and prepared with love and craft. Expect wood-fired meats, tostones, Cubanos, great music, and good vibes.


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.



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. 


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.

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APAture Festival

APAture is Kearny Street Workshop’s annual multidisciplinary arts festival celebrating emerging Asian and Pacific Islander artists of the Bay Area. For 16 years, APAture has been a site of dialogue, collaboration, and political action between artists and community members around contemporary issues affecting the Asian and Pacific Islander community.

APAture 2018: RE:place takes place October 19 - November 4

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


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.