Black History Month and Lunar New Year Celebration

On Saturday, February 9th, the Bayview YMCA together with Community Youth Center of San Francisco and Chinatown Community Development Center presented the Ninth Annual Joint Black History Month and Lunar New Year Celebration. Children, adults, and families enjoyed performances by Lion Dance Me, the Voice of Life Choir from Olivet Baptist Church, Chinese Folk Dance by Vis Valley Performance Group, and a traditional libation ceremony by Toni Battle, and others. San Francisco District 10 Supervisor, Shamann Walton, and San Francisco Assessor-Recorder, Carmen Chu both spoke at the event praising San Francisco’s African American and Asian communities for celebrating each other’s cultures in a peaceful and inclusive way. The event concluded in a toy and grocery bag give away and a raffle with prizes sponsored by SFMTA.