Exclusive: Bilingual Storytelling with El Tecolote

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Meet leaders in Latinx media to explore bilingual storytelling and its history in San Francisco. Alexis Terrazas, Fátima Ramirez, and Natasha Kohli will share how El Tecolote became the longest-running Spanish-English newspaper in California and how it has inspired a generation of storytellers.

For sessions with amplified sound, hearing loop technology is available on request.

Alexis Terrazas

Editor in Chief of El Tecolote

In 2006, Alexis Terrazas won the Peninsula Press Club Herb Caen grant and began studying journalism at San Francisco State University. He joined the award-winning El Tecolote newspaper in 2014.

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Fátima Ramirez

Arts Manager of Acción Latina

Acción Latina is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Latinx culture in the Mission District by showcasing established and emerging artists. Fátima Ramirez became the cultural arts manager in 2019.

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Natasha Kohli

Photo Editor of El Tecolote

Multidisciplinary artist Natasha Kohli’s work is inspired by her identity as a biracial woman of Indian and Colombian descent. She aims to preserve the stories and memories of her ancestors.

El Tecolote

Newspaper

El Tecolote began in professor Juan Gonzales’s class at San Francisco State University in 1970. Soon it moved to the Mission District, and today it is a biweekly publication with a circulation of 10,000.

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