BAYMEC Community Foundation Executive Director Ken Yeager tours his recent exhibition "Coming Out: 50 Years of Queer Resistance and Resilience in Silicon Valley." Included are mementos and artifacts from decades of activism and celebration of the suburban LGBTQ+ community in the South Bay. An offshoot of BAYMEC (Bay Area Municipal Elections Committee), the Foundation partnered with History San Jose on the installation, in order to preserve a record of this significant past.
Special thanks to Bill Schroh
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Produced by Rick Bacigalupi

Connect the Bay

August 29, 2019

Local Women Explore Leadership and Gender

On Friday, August 16, a group of California leaders sat down for a conversation at the Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa. The panel was presented by California Human Development, a nonprofit based in Santa Rosa. The participants were: Barbie Robinson, Sonoma County's Dept. of Health Services…
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July 05, 2019

Community Discussion: Gentrification & Displacement

NorCal Public Media and our partners San Jose Spotlight and CreaTV hosted a viewing party of the June 30, 2019, live program Connect the Bay. After watching the program, citizens of San Jose in attendance shared their thoughts and asked questions of a panel policy advocates, including: Hanson Hom,…
June 27, 2019

View Documentary on Gentrification in the Nation's Capital

Washington, D.C. was long known as "Chocolate City." Actually, it's one of many urban centers that adopted that nickname, where African American residents developed a unique sense of place and ownership. For decades, that story has been changing. Watch "Chocolate City" from film-makers Sam Wild and…
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Connect the Bay: Kelp Artist

San Francisco photographer and author Josie Iselin helps audiences look at seaweed in a whole new light.

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