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and i want to thank our aid also april. where's april at? (clapping) thank you, very much april for all the work you did because a lot of times you get the supervise and mayor but there's people behind the scene and he know and we want to thank you and honor you today for all the work you did. so welcome this supervisor supervisor jane xim (clapping) >> well, now i know who i'm going to ask to be my mc at my kickoff. i want to recognize april because actually she was on maternity leave and the first thing she had to come back to
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was this promise. and she immediately dove in and was working many, many hours. i want to thank everybody for being here and recognize our general felix. i feel like a latino today but i was here yesterday at the garden and i want to congratulate the festival for throwing such is a great show. how many people were here yesterday? over thirty years ago there was a small group of people that understand in this neighborhood that felt they could shape it to being one of the most dynamic parts of san francisco. i wasn't under but i know they were told they were crazy. and spite that they moved on and
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partners throughout the neighborhood whether it was the sf loma la to create this neighborhood we're in. that happens through a lot of hard work. there are a lot of originated associations that make this neighborhood and i'll recognize them later but i'll hear to celebrate the mexican mumdz new home. they'll be joining our partners the contemporary jewish museum and accident bonding in a museum for the art and the san francisco filipino cultural center. it's xhooift quo see how this neighborhood has formed and this is the jewel of the district that serves our residents and our visitors alike. yesterday was a wonderful way to
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celebrate the family's and we have a had a block party yesterday and it was free. but we talked about how the residents there are resident that live here in the neighborhood families and a lot of seniors a lot of folks that came into the project to explore this opportunity what can we do and what can we do to improve the neighborhood. we heard it has to be a safer place to walk and we heard from you folks who what can we do to improve steven son. it's not save for people to walk here. for you that come hereafter 5:00 p.m. at night we want to
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know what we can do to support safety. shawn said he can make sure that automobiles are getting tibld and he commented to those things. we already rocky want to recognize be united players (calling names) >> people talk about distinguishing families in san francisco that doesn't mean that families don't exist here there are young people here he and this the the organization that serves them. they said we need open space you don't have enough pop o open space and district 6 has the smallest park in the city and we talked to the ma limb about that as well and the millennium was
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there to support new open space dollars. that's important for their folks. i want to recognize our folks this is a chang neighborhood and your patient but folks remain committed and continue to volunteer their hours. they're not paid like i am and they volunteer their hours and mary from mgm and carrying out and so some folks and our closest and famous gentleman willie brown. i think it's important to recognize the receipt that debated this promise that many of you supported this project but many wanted to make sure this was going to be a benefit
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and, of course, our latino mexican-american community. thank you and congratulations to everyone involved >> (clapping) >> and next up please give a big round of applause for a brother from guatemala jim gonzales is from there we have two supervisors from there and one the supervisor campos and i'll try to be brief. i want to thank all of you for coming out on this beautiful day. it's important this is happening on mexican independence day and it's atkins the right time. i want to acknowledge our elected family and mayor thank you. i see our assistant district
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attorney johnson and, of course, our supervisor jane kim who's district is where this amazing institution is going to be located. i want to give a special acknowledgment to our carol consulate and unfortunately, we're going to be losing him but carol's thank you for your contributions to not only the mexican and latino but the entire community. it's been a long time coming and i think a number of people have seen it coming and i see supervisor jim gonzales reminded me that it takes two guatemalan malgz to make the museum happen. and i see supervisor christina
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and former members of the agency (calling names) and, of course, the successor agency. the reason this is a special moment in many respects it, it's what makes san francisco special. i think a key value and principle we live by as san franciscans is that we're all in it together and that none of us can really is to have made it. none of us can say we're there unless our brothers and sister too have made it. and that's why i think it's so important we're celebrating the grand, you know, opening and grand opening of that institution as much as we want
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to celebrate it we can't fully celebrate and honor that culture and history and art unless everyone is represent and you can't say your honoring the horrifies and the culture without that mexican and latino presence. that's why we're here today (clapping) >> i think it's fitting to say a few words in spanish (speaking spanis
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spanish). inc. that they will be generations that will look back at why it took so long to get here 20 years is a long time but many kids will benefit from this amazing ammunition the composures to those 13 thousand things of art and the composures of the mexican community and i'm so proud and graphy that so many members of other communities the asian-american the african-american community the jewish community, the lgbt community that they have made it
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possible for us to be here. lastly, i want to mention a very special person in the audience i want to thank victor marquis he chose pushed this forward. you see some of the people there's something about those gay latinos who have long been an important part of this relationship (speaking spanish) (clapping) >> and now it's my pleasure to introduce to you a big plateaus for my brother. thank you everyone ken avalos was supposed to be here today by you i know in grouping up here he would be beaming with pride. i think this is a glorious day
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of mexican independence but it's an enrollment for our community throughout the country. i'm eric mar from district one in san francisco where the legion of honor and the former art museum but i'm proud to be here it's a privilege to be standing here in a place where we'll have the world-class mexican museum in san francisco. so we're going to be unveiling a banner here in a moment and i'll read what victor has written. on this special occasion as we celebrate of celebrate mexican independence day it gives me great pleasure to say we're proud of the fourteen thousand art pieces of from chicano and
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latinos arts that xhooipts compromise this museum. i thank you for preserving this cultural art. at this time i'd like to ask my colleagues from the board of supervisors to genuine me up front in presenting this implication to vic for mary excess and i'll read two of the things from the implication. whereas the mexican museum is the repetition to exhibit the mexican chicano and mexican-american people and whereas edwin m lee and the members of the board of supervisors honored mexican day on 3407bd by celebrating the new home of the mexican museum at
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the jessie polarizing mrooz in downtown san francisco about it resolved that today is hereby declared mexican-american day in san francisco (clapping) >> and let me give this to also to victor marquis. i want to say that we have mayor ed lee in hanging this banner on the wall behind us. (clapping) >> the future home of the mexican museum.
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(clapping) i want to take a moment to thank all the volunteers and all the people that came to all the hearings. there was 2 hundred and 64 people altogether that attended numerous hearings to let's please give them a hand and committee members please stand up and put our hands up and thank you very much for coming to all the hearings throughout all those most. i want to thank former commissioner of the redevelopment, commissioner sing. i also want to thank the latino club for their support, latino
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the historic chamber of commerce and the association and the latino leadership. at this time before we conclude i just want to have a few people come up. i want to thank a group it was a team of people that meet every thursday for doughnuts and coffee and they worked together karen johnson and marsha. marsha i can't see you. and, of course, victor marquis and the director david. and with that employing mr. and mrs. please join us and have
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some - thank you. the public utilities commission thank you for coming and linda. and i'm nicole and lindsey, i like the fresh air. when we sign up, it's always so gratifying. we want to be here. so i'm very excite ied to be here today. >> your volunteerism is
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appreciated most definitely. >> last year we were able to do 6,000 hours volunteering. without that we can't survive. volunteering is really important because we can't do this. it's important to understand and a concept of learning how to take care of this park. we have almost a 160 acres in the district 10 area. >> it's fun to come out here. >> we have a park. it's better to take some of the stuff off the fences so people can look
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at the park. >> the street, every time, our friends. >> i think everybody should give back. we are very fortunate. we are successful with the company and it's time to give back. it's a great place for us. the weather is nice. no rain. beautiful san francisco. >> it's a great way to be able to have fun and give back and walk away with a great feeling. for more opportunities we have volunteering every single day of the week. get in touch with the parks and recreation center so come
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♪ >> thank you for coming to the talent dance performance and talent show. [ applause ] >> today's performance and talent show. ♪
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>> public recreation has every bit of the talent and every bit of the heart and soul of anything that any families are paying ten times for. >> you were awesome.
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>> we are approving as many parks as we can, you have a value garden and not too many can claim that and you have an historic building that has been redone in a beautiful fashion and you have that beautiful outdoor ping-pong table and you have got the art commission involved and if you look at them, and we can particularly the gate as you came in, and that is extraordinary. and so these tiles, i am going to recommend that every park come and look at this park, because i think that the way that you have acknowledged donor iss really first class. >> it is nice to come and play and we have been driving by for
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literally a year. >> it is kind of nice. >> all of the people that are here. ♪
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