Brava! For Women in the Arts

Brava! For Women in the Arts

1997 JERRY GARCIA AWARD Brava! For Women in the Arts, a professional arts organization, owns and operates the Brava Theater Center. BRAVA produces, presents and cultivates the artistic expression of women, people of color, youth, LGBTQ and other unheard voices....
La Peña Cultural Center

La Peña Cultural Center

1998 JERRY GARCIA AWARD La Peña is a vibrant community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action. As a welcoming gathering place, La Peña...
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (MCCLA)

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (MCCLA)

1999 JERRY GARCIA AWARD The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts was established in 1977 by artists and community activists with a shared vision to promote, preserve and develop the cultural arts that reflect the living tradition and experiences of the Chicano,...
Babatunde Olatunji

Babatunde Olatunji

2000 JERRY GARCIA AWARD Babatunde Olatunji (April 7, 1927 – April 6, 2003) was a Nigerian drummer, educator, social activist and recording artist. In memory of Grateful Dead guitarist and founding Rex board member Jerry Garcia, this award is designed to honor and...
Loco Bloco

Loco Bloco

2001 JERRY GARCIA AWARD Loco Bloco’s mission is to promote San Francisco youth’s healthy transition into adulthood by engaging them in the creation and performance of music, dance, and theater traditions reflecting the cultural diversity of the Americas.  Loco Bloco...