Thank you so much to everyone who joined us for an amazing End of Summer Celebration! We had so much fun celebrating our 30th anniversary / doblequince, the work of students and farmworkers this year, and honoring our outgoing director Melinda Wiggins and welcoming new director Sylvia Zapata Shoemaker!
A HUGE thanks to our planning team who made the event possible: Angeline Echeverria, Cris Rivera, Irving Zavaleta, Jennifer Bailey, Jessica Rodriguez, Joanna Welborn, Lisa Satterwhite, Mary Johnson Rockers, Miranda Schartz, Meghan Antol, Norma Garcia, Ramon Zepeda, and Taylor Arnold.
Another big THANK YOU to our event volunteers Beth Stringfield, Christine Tucker, Emily Williams, Jennifer Jackson, Jennifer Salazar Sanchez, Kate Furgurson, Maggie Nguyen, Maria Gonzalez Lopez, Maria Juarez, Marian Fragola, Raul Gamez, Shirley Jackson, Xaris Martinez and ALL the SAF staff and 2022 interns!
And we want to recognize our generous donors for helping us make it a memorable event. Thank you to Azteca Grill, Durham Co-op Market, Vimala's Curryblossom Café, Chris Paul, Cris Rivera and Beth Stringfield, Lisa Satterwhite, and Marian Fragola for the delicious food and drink! To Mary Johnson Rockers and the band Nantahala for the beautiful music, and to DPS Foundation for the recreational equipment.
A special thanks for SAF alum Marichel Mejia for making and designing the beautiful screenprints that represent SAF's work.
We couldn't have done it without our community! Thank you all!