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Ellen Magnin Newman Award 

The Ellen Magnin Newman Award is named after Ellen Magnin Newman, SF Symphony board member and founder of the All San Francisco Committee. The Award is presented each year to an outstanding community-based organization that strengthens the City’s cultural fabric, serves the City’s most vulnerable families and individuals, and creates a more just and equitable society for everyone who lives here.

Recipients of the Ellen Magnin Newman Award are selected by the All San Francisco Committee with approval from honorary chair Ellen Magnin Newman, and are celebrated at the All San Francisco ConcertThe 2021 Ellen Magnin Newman Award winner is Loco Bloco. 

About Loco Bloco

Loco Bloco, sponsored by Jamestown Community Center, promotes San Francisco youth’s healthy transition into adulthood by engaging them in the creation and performance of music, dance, and theater rooted in Afro-Latino traditions. Loco Bloco encourages its youth to use multicultural art forms as a tool for their own empowerment and as a catalyst to help them overcome discrimination and bring about change in their communities.