The 16th Street Bart Station drops you off at the beginning of the Mission.  Tons of shopping, bars and fun are close by this stop. more
20th Street is home to a few wonderful businesses like Atlas Cafe, Flour + Water, Trick Dog and also home to the annual 20th Street Block Party. more
This area of the Mission District is famous for its murals, huge painted scenes on the walls and building facades.   There are nearly 600 murals in San Francisco, with the richest concentration in this neighborhood. The street, from P... more
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The 24th Street BART Station is in the center of what's left of the Latino Mission.   24th Street, from Mission to Portrero and along Mission Street from 22nd to 26th, there are little treats awaiting, from specialty shops to amazing food and dr... more
826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting under-resourced students ages six to eighteen with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured arou... more
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
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Accion Latina is a non-profit, San Francisco-based organization founded in 1987 to promote social change and cultural pride in the Latino community. We produce a bilingual newspaper, an annual Latino music festival, and coordinate a journalism projec... more
Non-profit San Francisco-based Filipino folk dance organization whose mission is to preserve and promote the Filipino cultural heritage through its programs of presenting, outreach and research. more
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BFF.fm is a non-profit community radio station based in San Francisco. Our mission is to support emerging and underground artists and bring the Bay Area music scene to the world through the magic of Internet radio. Donate today to keep BFF.fm on t... more
Events held every last Saturday of each month and some events in between.  ALL events are FREE, unless otherwise specified on flyer / invitation. more
The mission of the Burning Man Project is to facilitate and extend the culture that has issued from the Burning Man event into a larger world. This culture forms an integrated pattern of values, experience, and behavior: a coherent and widely applica... more
The Calle 24 Community Council adopted the following Mission and Vision statements as one outcome of the community planning process: Mission To preserve, enhance and advocate for Latino cultural continuity, vitality, and community in San Francisco&r... more
Consistent with our Vision, City College of San Francisco provides educational programs and services that promote student achievement and life-long learning to meet the needs of our diverse community. more
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80% of our youth have never been to the ocean. We're on a mission to change that. more
Clarion Alley runs one block between 17th & 18th and Mission and Valencia streets. The Alley is an amazing testament to street art, public art and a love of the Mission. Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP) was established in 1992 by a volunteer... more
We are a network of people making government work for the people, by the people, in the digital age. How do we get there? With government services that are simple, effective, and easy to use, working at scale to help all Americans, starting with the... more
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One of the more popular parks in the city, Dolores Park has several basketball courts, tennis courts, playgrounds, and grassy hills where locals hang out to relax. Great view of downtown from the top of the hill near 20th and Church streets. Get lun... more
Bring the whole family to explore this newly renovated play space. The lighted, artificial turf soccer field is the pride of the neighborhood, and the bright, modern playground will entertain kids of all ages. A dual-level design provides small tots... more
The Freedom Archives contains over 10,000 hours of audio and video tapes which date from the late-1960s to the mid-90s and chronicle the progressive history of the Bay Area, the United States, and international movements. We are also in the process o... more
Horizons Unlimited of San Francisco, Inc. ("Horizons Unlimited" or "Horizons") is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1970 with a mission to strengthen and transform the lives of Latinx youth and families of color in San Francisco. Horizon... more
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ICA Cristo Rey Academy is a Dominican Catholic college preparatory that empowers girls from underserved communities to become confident young women able to realize their full potential. By providing an excellent academic curriculum, a unique corporat... more
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Founded in 2011, IndoorHoops in an adult pickup basketball non-profit with one objective: to bring people together through the game of basketball. With IndoorHoops, you won't have to worry about needing a gym membership or having to commit to a leagu... more
All John O'Connell High School students are innovators and critical thinkers, prepared to succeed in both college and a career. Our students collaborate with peers and professionals to design solutions to complex, real-world problems. In our equity-c... more
CARECENSF empowers and responds to the needs, rights and aspirations of Latino, immigrant, and under-resourced families in the San Francisco Bay Area — building leadership to pursue self-determination and justice. more
KITE415 is the first IKO certified kiteboarding center in San Francisco. Boasting some of the best kiteboarding instructors in the world, our staff is trained and registered with both the International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) as well as the P... more
LIUNA - the Laborers’ International Union of North America - is the most progressive, aggressive and fastest-growing union of construction workers, and one of the most diverse and effective unions representing public service employees. more
Media Alliance is a media resource and advocacy center for media professionals, non-profit organizations and social justice activists. more
Since 2010, we've committed ourselves to helping low-income, high achieving students in the Bay Area reach college success. 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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Founded in 1776 near the village of Chutchui by Franciscan Friar Francisco Palou, Mission San Francisco de Asis, popularly known as Mission Dolores, has always had a central place in the civic and cultural life of San Francisco. Today, besides bein... more
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Mission High School has the distinction of being the first comprehensive high school in San Francisco and the first such school west of the Rocky Mountains. The first building was formally dedicated in 1897. Mission High School is proud of its rich h... more
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We are Mission Neighborhood Centers (MNC), serving SF's highest risk children, youth, families and seniors with a continuum of culturally appropriate programs. more
There's a rec center, tennis, basketball and soccer (poppy foot) courts as well. more
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Mission San Francisco de Asís, or Mission Dolores, is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco and the seventh religious settlement established as part of the California chain of missions. The Mission was founded on June 29, 1776, by Li... more
Natural Resources, a 501c3 Non-Profit since 2015, was founded in 1988 to serve new families through education, empowerment, and community. While specializing in natural and conscious parenting, we ultimately advocate for informed decisions that suppo... more
The Ne Timeas Restaurant Group, a collaboration between chef Thomas McNaughton, restaurateurs David Steele and David White as well as partners Kara Bratcher, Vanya Shekell and chef Ryan Pollnow, currently includes projects: flour + water, central kit... more
Our Family Coalition advances equity* for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) families with children through support, education, and advocacy. We seek to create an inclusive and just world where all LGBTQ families with children ha... more
Parque de los Niños Unidos is a hidden gem in the Mission. The new-ish playground equipment is similar to the equipment at JK and Sunnyside parks. There's a rope jungle gym, a merry-go-round, several swings, a tire swing, a sand pit, and a see... more
PAWS belives that the healing impact of the human-animal bond is one of the best supports available for medically vulnerable individuals, and mounting evidence indicates that this bond can yield valuable health outcomes. For many people, having a com... more