Embracing Diversity in the Bayview

The Bayview Youth Advocates (BYA), a group of youth leaders who live or go to school in the Bayview, are excited to host the Festival of Diversity on Saturday, May 28 from 5pm to 8pm PST. BYA has planned this special event for the past few months as a way to encourage discourse about anti-Asian hate, systemic oppression, and lack of education through art and dialogue. The Festival of Diversity is an open event and welcomes all to join.

Date: Saturday, May 28, 2022

Time: 5pm PST to 8pm PST

Location: Bayview Opera House 4705 3rd Street San Francisco, CA 94124

Cost: Free


5pm – Doors open and Family Tree exhibition
5:30pm – Opening Ceremony featuring San Francisco Board of Supervisors President Shamann Walton
5:45pm – Poems by BYA
6pm – Qigong with Sasanna Yee & BYA
6:20pm – Feline Finesse
6:45pm – Multiracial panel discussion on identity and culture featuring Franco Martinez, Marina Chow, Aliyah Dunn-Salahuddin, Dee Hillman, Sasanna Yee, and BYA
7:45pm – Closing

Thank you to Bayview Opera House for being our partner and making this event happen.