gracias tod@s for yesterday. i am truly grateful for all your help. this list was read last night by our wonderful MC: Tony Diaz (Librotraficante)
We are extremely grateful to the hard work, generosity, and creativity of our staff: Tañia Rivera and Sarah Rafael García (Barrio Writers) as well as the Board of Directors: Gilbert Cortez Rivera (who is also celebrating his birthday), Jane Rivera, ire’ne lara silva, and Michelle Mejia , along with former board members and staff: Adela Mancias, Rene Valdez (Scientfic Soul Sessions), Czarina Aggabao Thelen, Alan Gomez, and João Costa Vargas.
Our owner, neighbors, friends, and supporters at the Cesar Chavez complex: Rosa Santis, Susana Almanza (PODER), Laura Donnelly (Latinitas), Marylou Castillo (LUPEArte), and Rosa Tupina Yaotonalcuauhtli (Four Directions Holistic Center).
The amazing artists performing: Los Aztex with Joel Guzman and Sarah Fox , and Leticia Rodriguez and guest.
Austin Audio Co-op who have been integral to making this event possible with their mad sound skills.
The owner and staff at Mexitas Mexican Food Restaurant, as well as Veronica Uriegas and José Uriegas.
Our new and long-standing volunteers and supporters: Mónica Teresa Ortiz, Andrea Zarate, Monica Zarate, Juan Izaguirre, Diana Gómez, Nicole Licea, Naomi Caballero, Carlos Salazar, Jacob Branson, Emma Louise Mutrux, Anne Lewis, Jim Branson, Olivia Slusher, Jorge Antonio Renaud, Manuel G Galaviz, Reyes Ramirez, Rocío Gutiérrez, Matt Kleinman, Zeque Penya, Kimberly Alidio, Christopher Carmona, Alfred Porras, and Javier Loya.
Last, all our supporters, friends, family, and community here tonight.
Siempre, we are indebted to the legacy, spirit, and work of raúlrsalinas.
via Red Salmon Arts