Cultures of Resilience

  • Suite J-Town 22 Peace Plaza, Suite 525 San Francisco, CA 94115 USA

Cultures of Resilience: A Community Conversation of Afro-Asian Undercurrents Then & Now
April 25, 2015
4–6 pm
FREE

Location:  Japan Center, East Mall, 22 Peace Plaza, Suite 525, San Francisco, CA 94115
RSVP (Space is limited)

What are cultures of place? How do we create synergy to revitalize our communities during these times of transformation? Former Poet Laureates of San Francisco devorah major and Janice Mirikitani with writer/storyteller Brenda Wong Aoki share insight into the Afro-Asian cultural dynamic of J-town through storytelling and community dialogue. Kai Kāne Aoki Izu and Javonte Holloway perform hip hop and rap and share reflections on growing up in the Western Addition neighborhood with arts activist Eryn Kimura.