Cafe Gabriela’s Story

Cafe Gabriela was founded in 2010 by Penny Baldado, a formerly undocumented, queer immigrant from the Philippines. Centered and inspired by the courage and actions of Gabriela Silang, a Filipina revolutionary who led a revolt against the Spanish colonizers.
Cafe Gabriela is committed to building with the Community. Through our delicious food, coffee and socially relevant art on our walls, we provide a safe and welcoming space for our workers and customers. A place that is warm, nourishing and familiar… Just like your Lola’s kitchen.

Highlighting the importance of Community's Care and Support for one another and the intersectionality of oneself is…

Posted by Cafe Gabriela on Sunday, July 12, 2020