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Soma Pilipinas Aims to Empower Sf Pinoys Through Culture and Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — The South of Market District, or the SOMA, has been traditionally home to many kababayans in the San Francisco Bay Area.

However, due to the rising costs of rent, many Filipinos are finding themselves pushed out of the city.

Despite the gentrification — back in April of this year — the San Francisco Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution to establish a Filipino cultural heritage district in the SOMA.

With this resolution, the Fil-Am community looks to empower their cultural district through technology.

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