Stop by the Esperanza and shop our holiday tiendita! We'll have rebozos from Natividad Sanchez and Camelia Ramos, clay artwork by Irene Aguilar, tapetes from Guadalupe Vasquez, popotillo artwork, table runners and other textiles from Guatemala and Mexico, red clay art by Enedina Vasquez, appliqué and patchwork from Hormigas Bordadoras de San Francisco Tanivet Oaxaca, vintage artwork, and some textile art by Pearl Sanchez!
Written by esperanzacenter on Nov 13 2019 - 3:43pm
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center celebrates 30 years of combining the arts with economic sustainability, international exchange, and social consciousness. Peace Market provides a family-friendly safe environment that honors the importance of moments and spaces where people gather outdoors and indoors together as community. This year the market will be held on Friday, Nov. 29 & Saturday, Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 1, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Written by Ben Olivo on Oct 16 2017 - 12:55pm
By Ben Olivo, Folo Media Sometimes at public meetings, when it’s time for citizens to address whatever governmental body is presiding, their questions or concerns aren’t germane to the discussion — they’re off-topic or meant for another body. The first public meeting of Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s housing task force was different. On Tuesday Oct. 3, all of the housing questions that audience members lobbed toward the five-member task force landed. None were off limits. (Watch full video of the meeting here, scroll down to read more)