IN DIASPORA: I.D. for the New Majority.


in collaboration with Mission Arts & Performance Project,

Galeria de la Raza and Red Poppy Art House


ID-Event-PAGE.pngSaturday October 5, 2013. 6:00pm

Galeria de la Raza, 2857 24th Street, San Francisco

Red Poppy Art House,2698 Folsom Street, San Francisco

Tickets: FREE

RSVP-button.png To attend an I.D. interview by radio journalist Chelis Lopez with Supervisor David Campos and to participate in on-camera audience interviews.

For a fuller description of the ID Program Click Here

The line-up for Saturday October 5th is as follows:

6:00pm Galeria de La Raza
Chelis Lopez Interview with
Supervisor David Campos

ChelisLopez.jpgGracelia “Chelis” López is a Latin American journalist born in Mexico City. She is the host and producer of Pajaro Latinoamericano and Andanzas on KPOO 89.5FM.  She is also host of the nationally broadcast show Línea Abierta on Radio Bilingue the National Latino Public Radio Network and a guest commentator on KIQI 1010 AM. For more that ten years Chelis has moderated the Spanish reading group "Rincón Literario" at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library.

DavidCamposPhoto.jpgSupervisor David Campos is a native of Puerto Barrios (Izabal), Guatemala, who came to the U.S. (with his parents and two sisters) when he was 14.  Although he did not speak the language, David excelled in school, graduating at the top of his class from Jefferson High School, in South Central Los Angeles.  David earned scholarships to Stanford University and Harvard Law School, from which he graduated, respectively, in 1993 and 1996. Prior to his election as Supervisor, David served as General Counsel to the San Francisco Unified School District and as a member of the San Francisco Police Commission.

 6:45pm Galeria de la Raza
Chelis Lopez Interviews with
The Audience
Sign up here to be interviewed on camera by Chelis

7:00pm Red  Poppy Art House
Desirae Harp

Desirae_Harp.jpgDesirae Harp is a descendant of the Mishewal Wappo Tribe and Dine Nation and is a multi-talented singer and songwriter. Her songs include themes that focus on decolonization of mind, body and spirit. She sings with numerous groups including Audiopharmacy and is a community activist and mentor for urban youth programs throughout the bay area. She is also a co-founder of the Mishewal Wappo Language Revitalization Project.

7:30pm Galeria de la Raza
Los Davids

LosDavids.jpgLos Davids propel audiences through a landscape of emotions, with intimate stories that resonate with the moments of our lives. From periods of darkness to joy, personal torment to liberation, struggle to acquiescence... these are stories and experiences that are personal yet also familiar and shared, delivered with a passion and raw intensity that can't be denied.

8:05pm Red Poppy Art House
Ariel Lucky, Amnesia.

ArielLuckey.jpgAmnesia is a new interdisciplinary play by playwright/performer Ariel Luckey that reveals America’s forgotten immigrant roots and investigates the role of race at the border. Tracing Luckey’s Jewish family’s escape from a Russian police raid in the 1880s and their subsequent immigration to the United States, Amnesia explores the historical context and human cost of current Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids in Tucson, Arizona.

8:25pm Red Poppy Art House
Todd Brown, Teobi's Dreaming

ToddPhoto.JPGTeobi's Dreaming is an interdisciplinary performance project exploring creative identities and the multitude of dreams that live behind everyday faces.


9:00pm Galeria de la Raza
Classical Revolution

ClasscialRevolution.gifClassical Revolution is an organization of musicians dedicated to performing high-quality chamber music in non-traditional settings. Founded in November 2006 at Revolution Cafe in San Francisco’s Mission District, we have two important objectives: to enrich the San Francisco Bay Area with accessible chamber music and to create a support network for local musicians.


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SFIAF is very grateful to the Bernard Osher Foundation for being the first to support I.D. for the New Majority. Also special thanks to Galeria de la Raza and the organizers of MAPP for allowing I.D. to be a part of their programs.


October 05, 2013 at 6pm - October 06, 2013