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Spoken Poetry with Afro-Mexican poet Jeremy Vasquez & Afro-Salvadoreña writer Olivia Peña
February 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PSTFree
At Adobe Books and Arts Coop in partnership with PASEO ARTISTICO: CELELBRACÍON AFRO-LATINX
Saturday February 8, 2pm
Olivia Peña is a Black-Salvadoran writer and storyteller. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of San Francisco. Her work has appeared in The Acentos Review, Primary Treasure Magazine, and Spectrum Magazine.
Jeremy M. Vasquez is an entrepreneur, published author, San Francisco Educator, healer, artist and unapologetically Black. Jeremy Michael Vasquez is an artist, author, healer and educator in San Francisco. As a spoken word and musical artist, he has performed at many community events as well as educational and correctional facilities. Serving as a keynote speaker at conferences, colleges, universities, and public schools nationwide, Jeremy continues to use his pain as a platform for change. With his poetry, he has been called to free people through stories
Come celebrate and bring awareness to Latinos of African Descent through art, performances, workshops, classes and historical archives in El Tecolote. Paseo Artistico honors The Mission District’s Ancestors of African Descent and the movements for racial justice both locally and throughout the Americas.
more info at www.paseoartistico.org