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[ABC7] Art by Chinese and Latino immigrant women to be showcased in SF's Lunar New Year Parade

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- While recent mass shootings have saddened many of our communities, a new public art project has brought together Chinese and Latino immigrant women designers.

Recent mass shootings have saddened many communities, but a new public art project has brought together Chinese and Latino immigrant women designers.

The city of San Francisco is ushering in the Lunar New Year and its much-loved traditions. This weekend's parade will include 16 Chinese and Latino immigrant women marching with special flags they personally created. Those women include Selena Low and Lupita Iraheta.


It's all part of a special cross cultural, multi-ethnic, multi-lingual art project called "How I Keep Looking Up."


Lead artist Christine Wong Yap, a visual artist and a social practitioner who focuses on mental health and belonging, worked closely with the immigrant women from Chinatown and the Mission District.


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