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Ongoing weekend volunteer gigs in San Francisco?

Seeking a weekend volunteer gig that requires a commitment and works with people in the refugee, immigrant, Muslim, African American, Latino or LGBT communities. I don't have many super specialized skills, but I could do some tutoring, and I have a car. I'm open to lots of suggestions about how I can help. What are some organizations I should check out? [more inside]
posted by imalaowai on Nov 21, 2016 - 2 answers


Is there a branded LGBT program (other than a podcast) anywhere within the public radio universe (NPR, PRI, APM, PRX)? [more inside]
posted by CollectiveMind on Jul 23, 2016 - 4 answers

Help me find these modern "Heaven" and "Hell" paintings again

I saw a pair of amazing paintings in San Jose, CA, around 2007. They were called "Heaven" and "Hell", and each showed a very detailed fantasy cityscape on a hill, covered in freeways. [more inside]
posted by Nibbly Fang on Jan 16, 2016 - 4 answers

South American friend is offended that I referred to the US as America?

Among other things. We were having a chat discussion when she expressed how surprised she was that I didn't know more about Latin American culture since my nephews are Latino. [more inside]
posted by lohachata on Apr 15, 2015 - 53 answers

Sourcing Spanish language materials in California

I am traveling to California for the holidays, and I am slowly learning Spanish. I'd like to use this trip to motivate my learning. [more inside]
posted by wingless_angel on Dec 9, 2013 - 5 answers

How to navigate cross cultural family dynamics?

I'm having difficulty navigating very different cross-cultural (U.S./El Salvador) family dynamics. Can you please offer me books, links or your own best practices on keeping an international marriage strong? [more inside]
posted by Coffee Bean on Dec 14, 2012 - 8 answers

Help me sound out-dated!

I'm looking for an online dictionary (or even a simple list) of zoot-suit (Pachuco) culture/era slang. My Google-fu is weak. Help? [more inside]
posted by scaryblackdeath on Nov 9, 2012 - 4 answers

How do the non-gentry feel about gentrification?

Opinions on gentrification from a gentrified neighborhood's non-gentry residents? [more inside]
posted by defmute on Apr 29, 2012 - 15 answers

Do Latino immigrants to the U.S. use browsers configured to request Spanish?

Can I trust a web browser's language preference setting to determine whether to provide Spanish-language content to Latino immigrants to the U.S.? (NB: This isn't a technical question, it's a social question.) [more inside]
posted by waldo on Mar 31, 2012 - 10 answers

Heavy on the Salsa Please

Need your best Latin dance music STAT! [more inside]
posted by Ys on Apr 29, 2011 - 5 answers

Thanksgiving Poem by Latino?

Specific Thanksgiving poem by a Latino author? I am trying to find a remembered poem for a professor about Thanksgiving that he remembers reading. Poem is in English, by a Latino poet, very funny, and about a young person explaining to his/her parents what Thanksgiving is/means. The prof thinks the poem was by a male author. (minor additional details below the fold) [more inside]
posted by eleanna on Nov 24, 2010 - 8 answers

Mellow songs sung in Spanish?

What are some mellow, dreamlike songs sung in Spanish? [more inside]
posted by kylej on May 13, 2010 - 28 answers

Soy gringa... Or not.

Is it a bad thing to call oneself a "gringa" (if one is indeed a caucasian American female) when speaking with Latinos? (context inside) [more inside]
posted by amyms on Jan 20, 2010 - 27 answers

Naive music biz question

Babe-in-the-wood-music-biz-filter: just suppose I come across an utterly winsome and amazing and yet unknown pop-ensemble from Eastern Europe: [more inside]
posted by londongeezer on Nov 5, 2007 - 10 answers

Where can I find upbeat, instrumental Dominican music?

Can anybody suggest some upbeat, INSTRUMENTAL bachata or merengue music? I've been searching high and low, and Dominican music sans singing seems very hard to come by. Really, any music that is Dominican, instrumental, and upbeat will do.
posted by Malachi Constant on Jul 16, 2007 - 1 answer

Boom....Ba tink TINK

What's that ubiquitous backbeat on Latino radio? [more inside]
posted by leotrotsky on Mar 6, 2007 - 13 answers

Help me find some latino music!

For some time I've been trying to find a specific type of acoustic latino music that I somehow really like. It is really peculiar situation, because I know how the music should sound, even though I don't know any artists or songs... [more inside]
posted by GrooveStix on Aug 22, 2006 - 10 answers

Help me find some good latin dance music.

I'm looking for some vibrant and upbeat latino music. [more inside]
posted by Vindaloo on Jun 7, 2006 - 28 answers

Creepy neighbors issue.

What's up with my weird Latino next-door neighbors? [more inside]
posted by radioamy on May 14, 2006 - 31 answers

Looking for new latin/world music

Latin/Spanish/World MusicFilter; Any recommendations out there for Latin,, Spanish or other cool World Music....I really enjoy Gipsy Kings, Calexico, Pink Martini and the like. [more inside]
posted by jamie939 on Feb 25, 2006 - 20 answers

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