Digging In: YAX photographers capture SF’s green spaces

A collaboration between City College of San Francisco and Youth Art Exchange, this exhibition will include youth artists photographic representations and artful interpretations of green spaces in the Southeast region of the city. The Visitacion Valley Greenway and the Bayview’s Quesada Garden and the Alemany Gardens are among those represented. The Southeast is home to a multitude of green spaces: community efforts created against all odds, epic organizing efforts and labors of love. They are vital centers of community life. Historically, Southeast neighborhoods have been the site of the City’s produce and cut flower production, home to truck gardens, greenhouses and windmills. Continue reading

Thank you for joining us at the Howth St. Block Party!

The Howth St. Block Party was a huge success! With the sunny weather on our side, Youth Art Exchange and Lick-Wilmerding High School youth pulled off a wonderful event that welcomed our students, parents, supporters, and neighbors. We’re proud of our students and grateful to our communities for being so supportive and engaged!

Check out some photos from the day: Continue reading