New park at 17th and Folsom gets its name unveiled at opening day, June 23, 2017: In Chan Kaajal Park, taking the Mayan expression meaning "small village."
Photos: Chris Carlsson
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Oscar Grande, organizer for PODER who worked for years to build this park, speaks about the politics of the neighborhood, organizing, green politics, neoliberalism, and more.
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In summer 2013, the lot at 17th and Folsom was still a parking lot.
Construction begins at last!
The skeleton of a park begins to take shape.
Finally, June 23, 2017, In Chan Kaajal opens!
Opening day was blessed with perfect weather!
New community garden plots are available too.