Capoeira (pronounced ka-poo-e-da) is a dynamic Afro-Brazilian art form unique to Brazil, which developed during the slavery era through shared cultural customs, rituals, and fighting techniques. Capoeira was born as an expression of resistance and re... more
Established in 1993, AfroSolo provides a forum for African American artists to give voice to the unique experience of being Black in the United States. In sharing these feelings, thoughts and values, we gain a better perception of each other and the... more
* To provide the Arab community in the Bay Area and neighboring regions with a physical base for cultural activities, where a sense of belonging and unity are strengthened. * To teach the younger generation of Arabs about the components of their cul... more
Established in 1998, Asia Society Northern California (ASNC) is uniquely positioned on the edge of the Pacific and at the entrance to Silicon Valley. ASNC connects the San Francisco Bay Area’s diverse local community with a wide network of lead... more
Bay Area Jewish Healing Center is dedicated to providing Jewish spiritual care to those living with illness, to those caring for the ill, and to the bereaved through direct service, education and training, and information and referral. more
There are tons of opportunities at the Bayanihan Community Center to volunteer, learn and connect to a variety of local groups.    The event space is also a voting center on election days.    Values Bayanihan - Commun... more
The Bryan Education Studio is a space for new and expanded programs for youth, families and adults in the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera. more
The Buriel Clay Memorial Theater located on the first floor of the African American Art & Culture Complex was named after Mr. Buriel Clay, a prominent African American Playwright and Poet from San Francisco. The 210 seat theater has hosted theatr... more
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The Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco is a major community-based, non-profit organization established in 1965 to foster the understanding and appreciation of Chinese and Chinese American art, history, and culture in the United States. The facil... more
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The Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA) is one of the oldest and largest organizations dedicated to the study, documentation, and dissemination of Chinese American history. Housed in the historic Julia Morgan Chinatown YWCA, the CHSA Museum... more
The Slavonic Mutual and Benevolent Society was founded in San Francisco in 1857 by Slavic immigrants, primarily from the region of present day Croatia. The original membership also included a sprinkling of Montenegrins and other Slavic immigrants fro... more
We stand for paninindigan, where social, cultural, political and economic rights are respected; where relationships are based on equality; and where people actively work for a just society. We believe in pakikipagkapwa and diversity, where people fr... more
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The Goethe-Institut in San Francisco with head offices in Munich and Bonn/Germany, reaches out to audiences in eleven states, from Alaska, Washington, Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Hawaii, to Nevada, and Northern California. We or... more
The mission of Manilatown Heritage Foundation is to promote social and economic justice for Filipinos in America by preserving our history, advocating for equal access, and advancing our arts and culture.  It's a place for gathering, rememberin... more
The Social Club's hall is open to the public for weddings, banquets, and other special occasions. more
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The Istituto Italiano di Cultura of San Francisco promotes Italian language, culture, and the best of Italy in its assigned consular area (Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Alaska, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands) by... more
The Japan Society of Northern California is an educational non-profit organization and the West Coast’s leading forum on Japan and US-Japan relations. Its mission is to strengthen cooperation and understanding between the peoples of the United... more
The JCCCNC is proud to serve the community with programs, events and providing a safe, clean facility. Owned and operated by the community, we work to preserve and promote Japanese  and Japanese American culture, heritage and community.  W... more
The Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund is a philanthropic catalyst, connecting Bay Area Jews – of all ages, backgrounds, and perspectives – to the power we have as a community to improve the world. We partner with donors, orga... more
Kanbar Hall is located within the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, which is the oldest Jewish center on the West Coast. The JCCSF has been providing educational, social, cultural and fitness programs to the community since 1877. more
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The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (MCCLA) was established in 1977 by artists and community activists with a shared vision to promote, preserve and develop the Latino cultural arts that reflect the living tradition and experiences of Chicano... more
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The Russian Center of San Francisco was founded in 1939 by Russian immigrants as a focal point for the preservation of their rich cultural heritage. Tradition was passionately kept alive through operas, operettas, choirs, grand balls, folk dance ense... more
The San Francisco Filipino Cultural Center (SFFCC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to celebrate, through arts and culturally sensitive programming, the Filipino community’s past, present and future contributions to the C... more
The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) is the heartbeat of the Italian community in San Francisco and has catered weddings, parties, cultural and community-based events to Italians (and non-Italians) for generations. more
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swissnex creates a unique environment that stimulates strategic collaboration and active thinking. Working with keyplayers of today and tomorrow swissnex enables an informed dialogue to anticipate trends and fruitful partnerships. more
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The Alliance Française is the official center of French Language and Culture in San Francisco. It is one of 1,085 Alliances that have been established in 138 countries around the world. more
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Welcome to the Book Club of California, a non-profit, membership-based organization founded in 1912. The Club supports book making, fine printing, design, typography, illustration, literature, and scholarship through a dynamic series of publications,... more
The Jazz Heritage Center (JHC) is the only permanent cultural and educational complex dedicated to the long history of Jazz in San Francisco and the Fillmore District. Located within the Fillmore Heritage Center in the heart of the historic Fillmore,... more
The Norwegian Club is a non-profit, private organization established in 1898 and dedicated to promoting fellowship among the Norwegian-American community in the San Francisco Bay Area. more
The Ukrainian American Coordinating Council of Northern California (UACC) was founded in 1966, is an overall national representative body of Ukrainian American citizens and those of Ukrainian descent.  The Ukrainian Event Center and Music Hall h... more
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The United Irish Cultural Center (Irish Center) is a California nonprofit corporation organized to provide our members with beautiful dining and banquet facilities for social, recreational, athletic and cultural activities. Just three short blocks fr... more
Chinatown's finest social club.   Wah Ying means "Chinese Eagle", literally; more loosely, it means "Chinese American". more
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Youth Art Exchange sparks a shared creative practice between professional artists and public high school students, furthering youth as leaders, thinkers, and artists in San Francisco. We offer free arts programming in the spring, summer, and fall. Mo... more