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Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Ocean Howell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

For more than a century commentators have referred to San Francisco's Mission District as a “city within a city.” This book demonstrates that it was no accident that the neighborhood came to be ... More


All Those Who Care about the Mission, Stand Up with Me!: Latino Community Formation and the Mission Coalition Organization

Tomás F. Jr. Summers Sandoval

in Latinos at the Golden Gate: Creating Community and Identity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607665
eISBN:
9781469612720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607665.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the Mission Coalition Organization (MCO), a grassroots, multi-issue coalition that brought together scores of local organizations representing more than 12,000 residents. At ... More


24th and Mission: Building Lesbian and Gay Solidarity with Nicaragua

Emily K. Hobson

in Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520279056
eISBN:
9780520965706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279056.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Gay and lesbian radicals opposed both the domestic and the foreign policies of the New Right and became allies to Nicaragua's Sandinista Revolution. Starting in 1978, activists began to organize ... More


Epilogue Speaking Latino: San Francisco in an Era of Latino Evictions

Tomás F. Jr. Summers Sandoval

in Latinos at the Golden Gate: Creating Community and Identity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607665
eISBN:
9781469612720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607665.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how the Mission District of San Francisco became embroiled in a battle over the occupation and usage of its space at the start of the twenty-first century. Years of regional ... More


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